Man Posts About Killing Wife On Facebook

It seems too horrible to be true: Derek Medina, a South Miami man, posted an extremely graphic and upsetting photo that he claimed was his wife’s dead body, slumped over and bloody. “Rip Jennifer Alfonso,” he wrote early Thursday afternoon. “Im going to prison or death sentence for killing my wife love you guys miss you guys takecare Facebook people you will see me in the news my wife was punching me and I am not going to stand anymore with the abuse so I did what I did I hope u understand me.” CBS Miami confirmed Medina’s indentity and Alfonso’s death with local police.

Police reportedly found the body at the couple’s townhouse. Medina, whose page claims he acted on the USA show Burn Notice in 2009, “went to police Thursday morning to tell authorities that he had a domestic dispute with his wife, and then shot her,” according to CBS. “Medina had just changed his profile picture on the social networking site to a picture of himself, a woman, and a young girl some 15 hours before the final post allegedly of Alfonso’s body.”

The page, which remained live on Facebook for hours, featured confused comments from friends, none of whom could believe what they were seeing.

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