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Miami Gardens man admits killing wife, mother-in-law, police say

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Posted at 9:13 AM, Nov 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-05 09:58:31-05

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man walked into a police station and confessed to killing his wife and mother-in-law, who were found dead in their home.

Police say 56-year-old Jose Luis Echevarria of Miami Gardens is charged with two counts of second-degree murder with a weapon and is being held without bond.

Investigators say Echevarria walked into a Hialeah police station Friday and told investigators he killed the two women. Details about the killings haven't been made public although jail records note the case involves domestic violence.

The Miami Herald reported that authorities believe Echevarria and his wife were going through a separation.

Jail records don't list a lawyer for Echevarria.