MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WTVF) — A Murfreesboro man was arrested in the early morning hours of Sunday in connection with the death of his wife.
Police responded to a domestic situation o Sunset Avenue in Murfreesboro around 3 a.m.
According to police, their preliminary investigation revealed that Martin Benito Montemayor, 53, allegedly killed his wife, 53-year-old Judith Montemayor.
Mr. Montemayor has been charged with first-degree murder and has been transported to the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center.
In addition, Montemayor is charged with being a fugitive from justice on an outstanding warrant that stems from a parole violation from a previous double homicide in Texas.
He is currently being held without bond.
An autopsy has been requested to determine the cause of death in Mrs. Montemayor.