Loveland man accused of trying to smother his wife with pillow

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LOVELAND, Colo. — A woman called police early Sunday morning and said her husband had tried to smother her with a pillow while she was sleeping.

Loveland officers responded to the home on Fleta Court at about 2:30 a.m., investigators said in a statement released Sunday afternoon.

Police identified the suspect as 61-year-old Richard Latimer. Police said Latimer was cooperative with officers and was transported to the Loveland Police Department.

Latimer was charged with first-degree attempted murder and harassment, with domestic violence as a sentence enhancer, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 970-962-2259.