Man Kills Wife & Posts Photo of Her Body on Facebook

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A 31-year-old man from South Miami has been charged with first-degree murder after fatally shooting his wife, and confessing to the murder via his Facebook page.

According to NBC 6, Derek Medina shot his 26-year-old wife, Jennifer Alfonso, following a domestic dispute.

Medina told Miami-Dade Police that he and Alfonso got into a fight at around 10 a.m. Thursday. Alfonso threatened to leave Medina, but he tried to stop her. At that moment Alfonso began punching Medina in the face prompting the 31-year-old to head to their bedroom to grab his gun.

When Medina showed up to their kitchen with the gun, Alfonso grabbed a knife, but Medina was quickly able to snatch it away from her. Alfonso began punching Medina again and this is when he shot her.

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