KCSO: Wife died of blunt force trauma
Last Updated: 65 days ago
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - An autopsy was completed on a woman who police said was a victim of a domestic assault.
Maria Cortes, 40, was killed by blunt force head trauma. The manner was homicide, according to the Kern County Sheriff's Office Coroner officials.
Investigation revealed she was involved in a domestic dispute with her husband prior to police being called.
The husband, Jorge Aceves-Cortes, 39, was subsequently arrested for murder, spousal abuse and child endangerment.
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