Pinoy nabbed for wife's murder in California

By Balitang America Staff

Posted at Jan 16 2013 12:14 PM | Updated as of Jan 17 2013 04:14 PM

CALIFORNIA - Police arrested a Filipino man whom they believed murdered his wife and left the body in her car at a casino parking lot.

Homicide investigators in Hawaiian Gardens, California said 60-year-old Tomas Infante allegedly killed his wife, 57-year-old nurse Charita Tolentino.

Infante allegedly put Tolentino’s body in her Toyota Rav-4 and abandoned it at a casino parking lot.

He then called police to report her missing.

The body was discovered on Sunday morning.

Infante was arrested early Monday morning after investigators said they found evidence against him in their home.

Couple lived with their 17-year old daughter in West Covina.

Infante is being held on a one million dollar bail and is scheduled for an arraignment on Wednesday.