A weekend domestic incident in Lewistown has led to charges of criminal homicide. According to Lewistown Borough Police, 37-year-old Rolando Baez-Rolon was charged with shooting his wife, 40-year-old Betsy Torres, on Sunday just after 2:30 am on Ridge Road. Baez-Rolon contacted 911 after the incident. He provided police with several versions of events. Witnesses provided statements that led to Baez-Rolon’s arrest for criminal homicide, voluntary manslaughter, and related charges. He was placed in the Mifflin County Correctional Facility. The investigation will continue.
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