Cops: Man Kills Wife, Posts Picture of Murder on Facebook

Published:5:42 pm EDT, August 8, 2013| Updated:11:58 am EDT, August 9, 2013|
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Southern Miami man, Derek Medina allegedly killed his wife and then made posts about it on Facebook Thursday morning. The posts included photos of his wife's dead body and an admission of guilt. The photos, with a caption reading "Rip Jennifer Alfonso," show his wife bent over backwards, with her knees bent. Her face and arm were covered in blood.

See the gruesome photo HERE. WARNING, it is disturbing.


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The comments on the photo are almost as chilling as the picture itself.

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The frantic admission message reads as such:

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 "

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His Facebook profile has since been removed.

After making the post, the 31-year-old drove to the South Miami Police Department, admitting to the murder, according to NBC Miami. He told police he killed his wife during an argument. Here is the narrative he gave to police, straight from the affidavit:

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In his statement, Medina claims that after disarming his knife-wielding wife, she attacked him against with "closed fist" punches. He then discharged multiple shots, killing her. Medina then changed clothes and went to the police station.

If you're interested in readying the police report in its entirety, check it out below:

When police responded to the home, they found Medina's wife, Jennifer, dead from apparent gunshot wounds, according to the Huffington Post.

Records show that the couple have been married since April 2012, according to the Daily Mail.

The murder took place in a townhouse on SW 67 Avenue in Miami. A 10-year-old girl was also found unharmed at the scene. She believed to have been present at the time of the shooting. Her relation to the couple has not yet been determined.


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According to Boward-Palm Beach New Times, Medina listed his occupation on his Facebook page as an actor on the TV series, Burn Notice. Here's a video of one of his appearances on the show:

Here is another video from Medina's personal YouTube channel, where a man who appears to be Derek is violently punching a punching bag:

The Miami New Times has reported that Medina is also the author of a number of self-help e-books, including one titled "How I Saved Someone's Life and Marriage and Family Problems Thru Communication." He also maintains a website called EmotionalWriter.com, which has been taken down. Here is a video from his personal YouTube channel of him announcing his new book on Amazon:

"I gave 6 months of working on 6 books of guidance and self help to saving people's lives and relating to problems we must over come as one world one nation one country 'give me the opportunity to touch your spirit' give me a chance to change your world or make you understand the world we live in 'these 6 books will change your world in seconds, days, months, years,'" wrote Medina on his site.

According to the Daily Mail, Medina claims to be able to hunt ghosts on the cover of one of his books. He also claims to have saved his wife from a Poltergeist attack during a visit to New York. Other writings by Medina discuss his experience with humans. He also insists that the human race needs to work on an 'evacuation plan' that involves the use of time machines.

His deceased wife, Jennifer, listed her occupation as a server at Denny's, according to the Daily Mail.

Neighbors said Medina was a self-proclaimed neighborhood watchman, according to NBC Miami.

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