The California male who apparently killed his missing out on spouse wanted to avoid her from affirming about a crime she experienced, a brand-new criminal complaint exposes.
The grievance, obtained by station FOX 40 and unveiled throughout a Tuesday court look, mean 44-year-old Anthony Gumina’s intention in the alleged slaying of Heather Gumina Waters, 33.
” Heather Gumina was a witness to a crime and was purposefully eliminated to prevent her from affirming in a criminal proceeding,” the grievance states, according to the station.
Though the specific crime was not discussed, it might have been referring to a January incident in which Gumina was charged with headbutting his better half and tackling her as she held her 4-year-old son, the outlet reported.
Court files acquired by the station likewise suggest that Waters started doors and forcibly eliminated phones from his wife to prevent her from calling 911.
As Gumina appeared prior to a judge, he teared up as his court-appointed lawyer pushed back his arraignment till Sept. 24, the station reported.
A woman who stated she was friends with the couple wore pink at court to reveal assistance for Gumina Waters and raise awareness of domestic abuse.
” Whether he did it, I’m going to be here for support for her since she was a loving soul and she’s gone,” the pal informed the station. “No one can bring her back.”
Gumina Waters was reported missing out on after she vanished from her El Dorado house on July 15, the same day she was released from a hospital where she received treatment for a broken collarbone.
The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Workplace revealed Saturday that stays were discovered Friday in Pleasant Valley as her husband was arrested on an outstanding domestic violence warrant.
While making the arrest, the officers executed a search warrant and discovered the lady’s corpse, which led them to submit charges versus her hubby for murder, authorities stated.