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West Covina man accused of killing wife has court hearing Wednesday

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A 60-year-old West Covina man suspected of killing his wife and leaving her body in an abandoned car in a casino parking lot is due in court Wednesday morning.

Tomas Infante was arrested on Monday after investigators served a search warrant at his home and allegedly found evidence connecting him to his wife’s death, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

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Authorities said Infante killed his wife, Charlita Tolentino, 57, at their home and then left her body in a car in the parking lot of a Hawaiian Gardens casino.

He is being held at County Jail in lieu of $1 million bail.

According to the Sheriff’s Department website, he is due in a Pomona courtroom at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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