(CBS/AP) TACOMA, Wash. - Tony Barrett, the man accused of killing his wife at a Tacoma motel and then asking a Seattle TV station to post his confession Facebook, was charged with murder on Monday.
The News Tribune reports the 42-year-old Barrett of Spanaway, Wash. is being arraigned Monday afternoon in Pierce County Superior Court. He is also charged with attempting to elude police in a chase that led up to his arrest early Thursday in Gig Harbor.
The medical examiner's office says 42-year-old Sara Barrett was asphyxiated. Her body was found later Thursday morning. Court papers say she had filed for divorce a few days before she was killed.
KOMO-TV reports Tony Barrett called the station Wednesday evening and asked it to say on its Facebook page he had killed his wife. The station called police.
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