By: KDKA-TV News Staff
COOLSPRING TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – A man is accused of strangling his newlywed wife in Mercer County.READ MORE: Spirit Airlines Issues Continue At Pittsburgh International Airport And Arnold Palmer Regional Airport
Police say 44-year-old Eric George called 911 just before 11 p.m. Monday and said his wife was dead. According to the criminal complaint, when he talked to police, he confessed to being the killer.READ MORE: Longtime AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Has Died, Sen. Chuck Schumer Says
When troopers got to the home on North Perry Highway, police found the 41-year-old woman’s body.
Police say George and his wife had just gotten married this year.MORE NEWS: Pennsylvania Woman Killed By 3 Dogs She Was Watching
He’s facing one count of criminal homicide.