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Woman Fatally Shoots Wife in the Face, Gets Charged With Murder: Authorities

Laura Bluestein, left, and wife Felicia Dormans in happier times. Bluestein, right, was charged with murder.  (Facebook/Handout) Laura Bluestein, left, and wife Felicia Dormans in happier times. Bluestein, right, was charged with murder. (Facebook/Handout)

A New Jersey woman has been charged with murder after shooting her wife in the face, authorities said.

Laura Bluestein, 28, also faces one count each of tampering with evidence and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, according to the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office.

Read: Man Shoots and Kills Wife Who He Reportedly Thought Was a Burglar

She is accused of killing her same-sex partner Felicia Dormans, 29, at their Mount Holly home.

Police arrived at the house Sunday night after a relative of Dormans reported a possible assault, authorities said.

Bluestein was arrested after Dormans was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Bluestein is being held without bail at the Burlington County Jail, according to online records.

Read: Man Allegedly Kills Pregnant Wife With Sword and Waits for Police With Toddler Son

No motive has been revealed for the slaying.

The couple’s Facebook pages were full of loving, smiling photos of the pair. According to their posts, they were married last year.

Watch: FBI Says Wife Murdered on Alaskan Cruise Anniversary Trip After Domestic Dispute 

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