Christopher Murray, a northeast Philadelphia resident, was arrested after he allegedly strangled his wife, Constance “Connie” Murray, and left her body at Pennypack Park following an argument.
Investigators say “there were ongoing domestic issues” between the couple, which ended in her murder Monday night, NBC Philadelphia reports.
Police investigators say Constance Murray left her home on Tolbut Street Monday to go for a walk. While she was walking, her husband allegedly follower her. The two argued after he pulled up beside her on Willets Road. She continued her walk after the two exchanged words and he continued to follow her. She was strangled to death after the two sat down on a park bench to talk and another argument erupted.
A woman walking her dog found Connie Murray’s body Tuesday morning near the Crispin Rec Center. Christopher Murray was identified as a suspect after police investigators viewed surveillance videos and received tips from neighbors. He confessed to murdering his wife after failing a lie detector test. He will be charged with murder.