A US man accused of shooting dead his wife and posting a picture of her corpse on Facebook once wrote a series of self help books it emerged today.
Derek Medina 31 is being quizzed by police over the death of his wife Jennifer Alfonso 26 who was gunned down at their Florida home yesterday.
Medina appeared to confess to the murder by posting a gruesome image of a woman's blood soaked body slumped on the floor with the caption RIP Jennifer Alfonso .
Arrested Derek Medina
Shortly before the photograph was uploaded Medina updated his status saying I'm going to prison or death sentence for killing my wife.
Love you guys miss you guys take care Facebook people you will see me in the news.
My wife was punching me and I am not going to stand anymore with the abuse so I did what I did I hope u understand me. (sic)
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Following his arrest it emerged that Medina had penned a number of self help e books including one entitled How I Saved Someone's Life and Marriage and Family Problems Thru Communication.
According to the Miami New Times blog Medina maintains a website called EmotionalWriter.com.
On it he wrote I gave 6 months of working on 6 books of guidance and self help to saving people's lives and relating to problems we must over come as one world one nation one country 'give me the opportunity to touch your spirit' give me a chance to change your world or make you understand the world we live in 'these 6 books will change your world in seconds days months years.
Other bizarre titles include How a Judgmental and Selfish Attitude Is Destroying the World We Live in Because the World Is Vanishing Beneath Our Eyes and Attention World Save Yourself.
In one book entitled 'Humans Who Are Gifted and Can See the Supernatural Spirit Ghost World We Live in Called Ghost Haunted Adventures' Medina claims he can hunt spirits and once saved his wife from a ghost attack.
Medina is now being quizzed by detectives in Miami after turning himself in on Thursday morning hours after the shooting.
Police discovered Ms Alfonso's body at the couple's home at 5555 SW 67th Avenue.
Medina's 10 year old daughter was also found unharmed at the property and was seen being led away by officers wrapped in a red blanket.
Medina's Facebook page showing the picture of his dead wife was up for around five hours before being taken down later on Thursday.
Beneath the photo which was shared 170 times before the page was closed down were comments from people who appeared to be friends with the dead woman.
That is my friend there Jennifer Alfonso one woman wrote.
Another asked What happened
Medina's father Derek Medina Sr spoke to local media saying his son had killed his wife after a violent domestic dispute.
He just said that his wife picked up a knife on him and they had a big fight and he shot her Medina said.