Fernando De Baere, 73, was arrested and booked for murder in Broward Main Jail in downtown Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday night for the fatal shooting of Marisa Sherman.
Sherman, 47, was sitting upright on the living room couch with a bullet wound to her face when investigators found her in the couple’s home in Plantation on Wednesday night.
She was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:36pm.
Police say Fernando De Baere (left), 73, fatally shot his wife, Marisa Sherman (right), 47, on Wednesday night
The shooting took place at the couple’s home (above) in Plantation, Florida, just after 10pm on Wednesday
De Baere is seen above after his arrest. He has been charged with premeditated murder
De Baere is being held there without bond on a charge of premeditated murder, according to the
After he went to the neighbor and confessed the alleged crime, the neighbor dialed 911 at around 10:21pm.
De Baere allegedly used a revolver to kill his wife,
When police interviewed him, he had blood stains on his legs and boxer shorts, according to the SunSentinel.
De Baere told police that he and his wife were arguing over a former coworker.
De Baere told police that he shot Sherman because she spoke to him ‘disrespectfully’
He told investigators that during the argument, he grew upset with ‘the way that she was talking to him.’
De Baere told police that she continued to speak to him disrespectfully even though he asked her to stop.
He said he went to his bedroom closet and retrieved a Taurus .38-caliber revolver.
De Baere told police he stood over his wife and aimed the gun, but she continued.
‘She still would not listen to him,’ the arrest report said.
From three feet away, De Baere shot his wife in the face ‘one or two times,’ according to police.
De Baere told police that the revolver was in a closet in the master bedroom.
Investigators said they recovered the gun.