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May 9, 2012

Police now charge 79 year old for wife’s murder

The first murder victim for May is from the south, but the circumstances of the murder keep changing. Initially, most media houses reported on Monday that seventy-nine year old Manuel Pec was detained in connection with the murder of his eighty one year old common-law-wife, Maria Chen. Well, the police department said the media had the facts wrong, but offered very little information. So we carried their version of the story on Tuesday’s newscast and said that Pec was not a suspect, based on the official information given by the police department. Today, the police department is saying that the first media reports were right. Media personnel had spoken to people in the area, and now police have also followed suit. After officers interviewed several persons in the area, Pec has been charged for the murder of Chen, which occurred in San Pablo, Toledo last Friday. Police say the cause of her death was a cut wound to her throat with a blunt object.  At the scene police retrieved a piece of wood with blood stains at one end, which is believed to be the murder weapon.

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