Monday, September 24, 2007

Police: Man admits to killing wife

September 24, 2007

Altamonte Springs

A 39-year-old Altamonte Springs man was arrested and charged with killing his wife early Sunday morning, according to the Altamonte Springs Police Department.

About 3:47 a.m. Sunday, police responded to the home of Evangelista and Marilyn Lopez on Turnbull Avenue after getting a 911 call from an adult in the house.

Once at the home, Evangelista Lopez told officers that he had just shot and killed his wife after an argument. Police said the woman, 46, died from multiple handgun wounds.

Evangelista Lopez is being held without bond at the Seminole County Jail.

Etan Horowitz and Sarah Lundy of the Sentinel staff contributed to this report.

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