FACE­BOOK KILLER AR­REST

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MI­AMI — A Mi­ami man who re­port­edly posted a photo of his wife’s body on Face­book af­ter killing her turned him­self in to au­thor­i­ties on Thurs­day and con­fessed to the slay­ing, po­lice said.

Derek Me­d­ina (31) ad­mit­ted fa­tally shoot­ing his wife, Jennifer Alonso, Mi­ami-Dade po­lice said in a state­ment. Of­fi­cers dis­cov­ered the woman’s body when they went to their home.

A 10-year-old girl on the prop­erty was found un­harmed, po­lice said.

A Face­book page with the name Derek Me­d­ina showed a pic­ture of a woman iden­ti­fied as Alonso with her arm and face cov­ered in blood and ly­ing on the floor.

Po­lice would not con­firm whether the Face­book page be­longed to Me­d­ina, and the page was later taken down. A mes­sage posted on the page un­der Me­d­ina’s name read, “My wife was punch­ing me and I’m not go­ing to stand any­more with the abuse so I did what I did. Hope you un­der­stand me.

“I’m go­ing to prison or death sen­tence for killing my wife,” it said.

Po­lice said Me­d­ina has not yet been charged while their in­ves­ti­ga­tion con­tin­ues. — Reuters.

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