Moreno Valley, California (CNN) - Authorities say they found the body of a female Escondido, California police officer in a locker at this storage facility in Moreno valley.
Her husband is now behind bars.
27-year old Freddy Perez-Rodas is accused of killing 25-year old laura perez and burning their home -- in an attempt to cover up the crime.
Murrieta police say Perez-Rodas called 9-1-1 Wednesday night, saying his house was on fire, and his wife was trapped inside.
Police say his story eventually fell apart, and he "essentially admitted" to shooting her three times in the chest.
They say he led them to her body at the storage building.
Perez-Rodas was booked on murder, arson and other charges.