Lake Worth man faces charges of killing wife

Barrios. Image courtesy PBCSO

LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) – A Lake Worth man facing charges of killing his wife has been denied bond.

The Palm Beach Post reports that a judge on Sunday ordered Walter Lopez Barrios held without bond.

A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office report says Barrios was arrested early Saturday after deputies responded to calls about an armed domestic disturbance.

The report says that deputies found Barrios’ wife with blunt trauma to her head. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputies say the couple’s two teenage daughters witnessed part of the altercation that led to their mother’s death.

The report says Barrios fled their home.

He was later arrested by authorities after he got into a single-car crash on Interstate 95. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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