Man kills his wife and posts the photo on Facebook

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Man kills his wife and posts the photo on Facebook

<p>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.</p> <p>Derek Medina, 31, claimed to have fatally shot his wife, Jennifer Alonso, Miami-Dade police said in a statement. Officers discovered the woman’s body when they went to their home.</p> <p>A 10-year-old girl on the property was found unharmed, police said. </p> <p>A Facebook page with the name Derek Medina showed a picture of a woman identified as Alonso lying on the floor with her arm and face covered in blood.</p> <p>Police would not confirm whether the Facebook page belonged to Medina, and the page was later taken down. </p> <p>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.”</p> <p>“I’m going to prison or death sentence for killing my wife,” it said. </p> <p>Police said Medina has not yet been charged. Their investigation continues.</p> <p><span class="caps">REUTERS</span></p>