- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 23, 2015

BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) - Prosecutors have charged a man with first-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife at the couple’s home in Thornton.

The Adams County District Attorney’s Office announced the charge Tuesday against 47-year-old Stefan Stoian, who is accused of shooting 45-year-old Maria Stoian in the head. Her body was found June 3.

Stefan Stoian was arrested in Nevada two days later and is due in court for a preliminary hearing Aug. 14.

Booking documents do not indicate if he has hired an attorney.

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