Denver DA charges man in estranged wife's slaying

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

DENVER (AP) -- A 37-year-old man accused of shooting his estranged wife to death in front of a Denver home has been charged with first-degree murder.

Prosecutors say Genaro Rodela shot 24-year-old Maria Rodela in the Globeville neighborhood Sunday night before turning the gun on himself. He was treated at a hospital and is being held in the Denver County jail without bond.

The Denver Post reports ( he is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday.

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