Sheriff: California woman found dead; husband arrested
SACRAMENTO — California authorities say they have found what they believe to be the remains of a missing woman.
The Sacramento Bee reported that the discovery of El Dorado County woman Heather Gumina prompted a homicide investigation by the county sheriff’s office.
#Breaking @ElDoradoSheriff arrests Anthony Gumina for the murder of his wife Heather Gumina. Heather Gumina was last seen in July. Investigators say they believe they have found her remains in Pleasant Valley. pic.twitter.com/GRDAmvAHiU
— stevelarge (@largesteven) September 8, 2019
Sheriff office officials say her 44-year-old husband Anthony Gumina was arrested Friday on suspicion of felony domestic violence and first degree murder.
Authorities served him with a no bail warrant for domestic violence and a search warrant.
Tonight I sat down for an exclusive interview with Joanna Russel. Detectives announced Saturday that the remains of her daughter Heather Gumina Waters were discovered. The 33-year-old mother of three was reported missing on July 19th & her husband has been charged in her murder. pic.twitter.com/1cQKqIwoqn
— Bridgette Bjorlo (@bridgettebjorlo) September 8, 2019
Police say the human remains were discovered during the search in the Pleasant Valley area east of Sacramento.
Gumina and her car were reported missing in July.
Body of Missing Pleasant Valley Woman Heather Gumina Waters Found https://t.co/NFtEBVdOSb
— FOX40 News (@FOX40) September 7, 2019
Authorities say they found her car weeks later in El Dorado County.