Posted: Nov 30, 2012 9:49 PM by Associated Press
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A Central California man accused of murdering his wife has confessed to the killing and demanded the death penalty.
KFSN-TV (http://bit.ly/V9DIq2 ) reports Keith Beyer of Sanger made the surprise confession during his first appearance in Fresno County Superior Court on Thursday.
The 34-year-old man told the judge he accepts full responsibility for the crime and asked to be sentenced to death.
Beyer was arrested Monday and charged with murder after police found Sandra Beyer's body inside the couple's Sanger home on Sunday.
Keith Beyer is also facing charges of sexually abusing a minor. According to court records, he committed several sex acts with a young relative the day before and the day of his wife's murder.
Beyer will enter official pleas within a few weeks.
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11/30/2012 4:40:36 PM (GMT -8:00)
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