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Army soldier charged with murdering wife at Schofield Barracks

The Macomb Gate entrance to Schofield Barracks in Central Oahu.
The Macomb Gate entrance to Schofield Barracks in Central Oahu.(Hawaii News Now)
Published: Feb. 5, 2021 at 9:04 AM HST
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - A U.S. Army soldier was charged Thursday with murdering his wife on base at Schofield Barracks.

Spc. Raul Hernandez Perez, of Florida, is accused in the death of his wife, 25-year-old Selena Roth, an Army veteran.

Roth and Hernandez Perez filed for divorce in October, according to court documents.

Roth’s body was found in a trash can on Jan. 13.

She was laid to rest Monday in Florida.

Military officials said Hernandez Perez, 25, is an intelligence analyst assigned to the 500th Military Intelligence Brigade.

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