Man admits to police he killed his wife

GAITHERSBURG, Md. - A Gaithersburg man is behind bars after he told police he killed his wife.

Cola Beale 51, was arrested in Norfolk, VA after he told Gaithersburg police over the phone he killed his wife June Beale. 

Around 10:30 Sunday morning a parishioner of the church the couple attended told police Beale had called him and admitted he killed his wife in their home in the in the 18300 block of Hallmark Court. Officers responding to the home found the dead body of June Beale, 47. Police said there were signs of trauma on her body.

When officers contacted Beale on his cell phone, he admitted he killed his wife and told them his location in Norfolk, Virginia. Norfolk police arrested him without incident a short time later.

June Beale’s body was taken to the medical examiner’s office in Baltimore for autopsy.

Anyone with information concerning this crime is asked to call Montgomery County Police at 240.773.5070.  Callers may remain anonymous.

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