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Ask Sacto 911 crime Q&A: What happened to Foothill Farms man accused of killing wife in 2013?

Q: What happened to the guy who allegedly killed his wife and hid her body for three or four days in late November of 2013 in North Highlands and then called police to say she was missing?

Curious, Citrus Heights

A: Gary Alan Eberly, 55, remains in Sacramento County jail awaiting trail in the death of his wife.

According to a story in The Sacramento Bee, Eberly called 911 the night of Nov. 27, 2013, to report that he had found his wife dead at the couple’s home on Glide Court in Foothill Farms. He reportedly told detectives that she had gone missing Nov. 19 after they had an argument, and he had not seen her until he discovered her body.

Sheriff’s officials said Eberly had not filed a missing person report or contacted authorities prior to reporting that he had found his wife dead. They also said deputies had responded to domestic disputes between Eberly and his wife.

According to Sacramento Superior Court online records, Eberly’s next court date is for a trial readiness conference Oct. 2, with his trial set for Oct. 15.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy