A Colorado man whose wife was missing for two or more years was detained in New Mexico and charged with her murder. Authorities claim to have found evidence the man strangled her and buried her body for an unknown location, a regional CBS television socket that there reported.
Dane Kallungi, 38, of Colorado Springs was taken into custody in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and charged with first degree murder, and local governments announced on Thursday.
To our community–
Yesterday, Dane Kallungi was taken into custody in New Mexico due to the murder of his missing wife, Jepsy Kallungi.
That is still an active investigation, but we aim to have more comprehensive advice for our community .
— Colorado Springs Police Department (@CSPDPIO) June 17, 2021
“Yesterday, Dane Kallungi was taken into custody in New Mexico because of the murder of his missing wife, Jepsy Kallungi,” that the Colorado Springs Police Department posted on Twitter. “That is still an active investigation, but we aim to have more comprehensive data for our community tomorrow.”
Kallungi’s wife, Jepsy Amaga Kallungi, vanished in March 2019.
The Colorado Springs socket KKTV News interviewed the mother of the missing girl in March 20, 2019, the summertime that Colorado courts documents indicate the crime allegedly committed, according to the socket.
“I only wish to know whether she is still dead or alive,” mother Margie Amaga reportedly told the socket in April 2019. “I do not understand where she isshe’s gone.”
Kallungi was detained while attempting to get into Kirtland Air Force Base, according to local reports.
Jepsy’s mother Amaga stated in the time that Dane Kallungi was the last person to see his daughter alive and he had told Amaga he thought Jepsy was going to the Philippines, Mexico, or Chicago to visit her buddies.
Amaga Stated that Jepsy transferred to the United States in 2017 in the Philippines, later fulfilling Dane Kallungi online and falling in love. They married in July 2017.
The Colorado Springs Police Department did not immediately return a phone call seeking updated information.