Mercer County Man Accused of Strangling Newlywed Lady – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

COOLSPRING TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania (KDKA) – A man is accused of strangling his newlywed wife in Mercer County.

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According to police, 44-year-old Eric George called 911 shortly before 11 p.m. on Monday and said his wife was dead. According to the criminal complaint, he confessed to being the killer in an interview with the police.

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When police arrived at the house on North Perry Highway, police found the 41-year-old woman’s body.

According to police, George and his wife had just married this year.

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He faces criminal homicide charges.

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