OREGON CITY, Ore. (TCD) -- A 41-year-old man turned himself into police this week after allegedly shooting his wife in the head.
On Monday, Nov. 13, just before 1 p.m., Anthony Wessel went to the Oregon City Police Department and admitted that he fatally shot his wife inside their home in the 13400 block of Squire Drive. Officers responded to the residence, where they found 37-year-old Anna Wessel dead.
There were reportedly no other people inside the home. Police booked Anthony Wessel into the Clackamas County Jail on charges of second-degree murder and unlawful use of a weapon. He remains held without bail.
According to court documents obtained by KATU-TV, Anthony and Anna Wessel had been married for 18 years.
Wessel appeared in court on Tuesday, Nov. 14, and said he shot his wife twice in the head, KPTV-TV reports. An autopsy reportedly corroborated the confession, confirming that the victim died from two gunshots to the head.
Wessel is set to appear in court again on Nov. 21. The investigation is ongoing.