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Boxer Gatti's wife accused of murder

Updated: July 12, 2009, 8:23 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

SAO PAULO -- Brazilian authorities detained the wife of former boxing champion Arturo Gatti and formally accused her Sunday of killing him at a posh seaside tourist resort in Brazil.

Police said 23-year-old Amanda Rodrigues was taken into custody after contradictions in her interrogation and presented a formal accusation against her. Prosecutors will later decide whether she will be charged.

However, various media reports said Rodrigues had already been charged with the murder.

Rodrigues, ...

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