Largo Police arrested Richard Louis Pierson, 69, after a fight with his wife, Mary Pierson, 47, led to her death Sunday night. Police say he went to his neighbor's house and confessed.
According to police, Richard Pierson and his wife engaged in a physical altercation at 7349 Ulmerton Rd. #315 around 9:35 Sunday night, which ended in the woman's death.
After the fight, Richard went to a neighbor's house and told them he had killed his wife.
Officers responded, and found the victim deceased from apparent blunt force trauma.
Richard Pierson is charged with murder in the first degree.