Richard Louis Pierson charged with killing his wife in Largo

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LARGO, Florida (AP) - Police say a woman is dead after a physical altercation with her husband at her Largo home.

Largo police received a call from the couple's neighbor about 9:35 p.m. Sunday. The neighbor reported that 69-year-old Richard Louis Pierson told them he had killed his wife.

Responding officers found 47-year-old Mary Pierson dead of blunt force trauma.

Pierson was taken to the Pinellas County Jail. He's charged with first-degree murder.

No further details were immediately available.

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