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Long Beach man charged for machete murder

February 24, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A Long Beach man is charged with murder, accused of killing his live-in girlfriend with a machete.Police say 40-year-old Alberto Fonseca was arguing with Mireya Lopez Medina last week when he allegedly attacked her with a machete, and then wounded himself.

A relative found the pair in their bedroom on Thursday and called police.

Fonseca is hospitalized with self inflicted wounds.