2008_11_walshw.jpgThere's something eerily similar about the cases of David Steeves and William Walsh, the two big murder stories that came out of Long Island this week. It should be a strange enough coincidence just in there being two high profile instances of men killing their wives in such close proximity. But add to that the fact that both men admitted their crimes to police only to then claim that the confessions were coerced and now reports today that both have been put into solitary as part of their incarceration. Authorities would not say why Walsh has been separated from the rest of the prison population, an action usually taken for medical, psychiatric or safety reasons. Newsday also reports that "at the Rockville Centre home of Leah Walsh's parents Friday, friends stopped by to express their condolences as the family gave candy to trick-or-treating children."