Schofield soldier accused of murdering his wife to appear in court
Published: May. 18, 2021 at 9:17 PM HST
HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Hawaii-based soldier accused of killing his wife at Schofield Barracks is set to appear in court on Thursday.
A preliminary hearing will be held for Specialist Raul Hernandez-Perez, who is charged with the murder of his 25-year-old wife, Selena Roth.
Authorities said her body was discovered inside a trash receptacle on Jan. 13 when military police conducted a welfare check requested by a family member.
Court documents showed the couple had filed for divorce in October.
Thursday’s hearing will determine if there is enough evidence to proceed to trial.
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