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Bloomfield Formally Charged in Wife's Murder
IOWA CITY (CBS 2/FOX 28) --
John Bloomfield, the man accused of killing his wife in Iowa City 16 years ago, has now been formally charged with the crime.
Newly filed trial documents say Bloomfield murdered his wife, Frances, in 1997 by hitting her in the head and strangling her. The documents say he then wrapped up her body and dumped it in Illinois.
Officials linked Bloomfield to the crime last month because of advances in DNA technology.
Bloomfield will next in be court January 3rd.