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Homicide Detectives Arrest Man, 41, As Suspect In Pregnant Wife’s Murder

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textalerts180 Homicide Detectives Arrest Man, 41, As Suspect In Pregnant Wifes Murder

MONTEREY PARK (CBS) — Homicide detectives Sunday arrested a 41-year-old man and accused him in the murder of his pregnant wife in Monterey Park.

The dead woman has been identified as as 39-year-old Chenan Bao. She was three months pregnant with the couple’s second child.

Bao died at the scene.

After questioning, police arrested Hongxin Liu, 41.

Lt. Hernandez of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department told CBS2 that Bao was found unconscious just after 7:10 a.m. inside her residence in the 1000 block of South Ynez Avenue.

Authorities also disclosed that the couple had a 2-year-old child. She was placed in the custody of the Department of Child and Family Services.

Coroner’s investigators found suspicious signs on Bao’s body, according to Hernandez, but no other information was immediately available.

Anyone with any information is encouraged to call Sheriff’s homicide detectives at (323) 890-5500.

(©2012 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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