Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Wife in Parking Lot of Maryland School

The man charged with killing his estranged wife and two other people during a string of shootings over two days in two Maryland counties pleaded guilty Monday to the shootings that took place in Prince George's County.

Prosecutors say Eulalio Tordil killed his estranged wife, 44-year-old Gladys Tordil, May 5, 2016, in the parking lot of High Point High School in Prince George's County.

Authorities said he also shot and wounded a bystander who tried to help her; that man survived.

Tordil was indicted on one count of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder in that case. He entered a guilty plea at a hearing Monday morning. 

The day after he killed his wife, authorities say Tordil shot and killed two strangers during apparent carjacking attempts in Montgomery County: Malcom Winffel, 45, and Claudina Molina, 65.

Winffel was fatally shot outside the Westfield Montgomery mall after he and another man went to help a woman whom police said the suspect was trying to carjack. Both men and the woman were shot; Winffel died and the other two victims survived.

Later on the same afternoon as the mall shooting, Molina was shot and killed outside a Giant grocery store in a shopping center in Aspen Hill.

Tordil pleaded guilty in April to two counts of murder and two counts of attempted murder for the shootings in Montgomery County. As a part of a plea agreement, he will be sentenced to life in prison without parole in that county. 

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