A US Military soldier has been arrested for allegedly killing his estranged wife in Hawaii — weeks after her physique was found in the barracks.
Military Spc. Raul Hernandez Perez, 25, from Naples, Fla., was charged Thursday with the homicide of his 25-year-old wife, Selena Roth, the Hawaii Star Advertiser reported.
Roth, who was an Military veteran, was found dead Jan. 13 on the Schofield Barracks.
Her household had requested a welfare test that led authorities to seek out her physique in a trash can, Hawaii Information Now reported.
“Our brigade and the Military neighborhood are heartbroken by Selena’s demise,” mentioned Col. Theodore Travis in a press release. “Now we have prolonged our condolences to Selena’s household, associates and family members.”
No additional particulars have been launched in regards to the circumstances surrounding her demise, however courtroom information counsel that the couple’s relationship had been deteriorating.
Roth and Hernandez Perez had filed for divorce in October.
The next month, Hernandez Perez sought an order of safety in opposition to his wife, claiming that she “threw” electronics and let the air out of his automotive tires, the Star Advertiser reported.
Roth’s sister, Aubrey Rangel, wrote on a GoFundMe web page that she is survived by a “stunning younger daughter who won’t ever get the possibility to know her mom.”
“She is forsaking a father and a mom who adored her. No mother or father ought to should bury their baby,” the web page mentioned. “Selena is forsaking many siblings [and] we’re all grieving for the lack of our child sister.”
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