The Essex County DA's Office says a man has been charged with murder after allegedly strangling his estranged wife in an apparent domestic situation in Salem, Massachusetts.
The incident happened early Tuesday morning at 11 Chandler St. The victim was a 48-year-old woman.
Salem Police say the Douglas Steeves, 50, walked into the Salem Police Department and told police, "I killed my wife."
Prior to the murder, the victim filed a restraining order against her estranged husband.
Steeves is believed to be homeless.
Police say the crime scene is still active.
Steeves was arraigned Tuesday afternoon in Salem District Court.
He was ordered held without bail.