By BREAKING NEWS BLOG
An autopsy Monday revealed a woman killed over the weekend died as a result of blunt force head trauma and her death is a homicide.
Maria Cortes, 40, was pronounced dead early Sunday morning and her husband, Jorge Aceves-Cortes, was arrested on suspicion of murder. Police said the two had been in a domestic dispute before officers were called to their apartment late Saturday evening in the 700 block of Brundage Lane.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Bakersfield police at 327-7111 or Detective R. Kroeker at 326-3546.