Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Cape Coral, FL: Cape man charged with killing wife

A man will be charged for stabbing his wife in their Cape Coral home over the weekend, according to police.
Sunday afternoon, police received a call from a friend of Anna Rivera. The friend told police that she had just received a voicemail from Anna's husband stating that he had killed his wife and was going to kill himself and for the friend to send police to the home.
Police arrived and found 45-year-old Anna Rivera dead on the kitchen floor.
Her husband, Porfirio Rivera was also on the kitchen floor suffering from apparent self-inflicted stab wounds.
Porfirio Rivera was interviewed by detectives and confessed to killing his wife.
He will be taken to the Lee County Jail to be booked on 2nd Degree Murder charges upon his release from the hospital.
Porfirio Rivera has twice been arrested by Cape Coral Police on charges of Domestic Violence Battery; once in August of 2006 and once in October of 2012.

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