GOLDEN - An elderly man who disappeared after his wife was found dead in their home turned himself into police on Thursday.

On March 25 at 2:30 p.m., Golden Police responded to 15 W. 4th Ave on a welfare check. Police entered the home and found the body of 70-year-old Barbara Reathman of that address.

Police have been looking for Barbara's husband, David Wayne Reathman, for questioning concerning this incident.

On March 28 at 6 p.m., David walked into the Golden Police Department and turned himself in concerning the death of his wife. Upon further investigation, detectives developed evidence to have David held on charges of first-degree murder.