- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 27, 2018

LYNN, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say a Massachusetts man charged with using a metal baseball to beat his wife to death called relatives to report the crime.

Miguel Castillo was held without bail at his arraignment Monday after a not guilty plea to a murder charge was entered on his behalf.

Police making a well-being check on the couple’s Lynn apartment just before 5 a.m. Monday found 47-year-old Luz Yanina Acevedo-Gomez dead. Police went to the apartment after getting a call from a family member.

According to court documents, police also found a bat with dried blood on it in the apartment.

Police say the 55-year-old Castillo held out his hands as if asking to be handcuffed.

Castillo’s court-appointed attorney did not comment on the charges but said the defense investigation has just begun.


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