Metro Detroit man turns himself into police after wife found shot to death

Posted: 3:00 PM, Mar 12, 2018
Updated: 2018-03-13 03:11:42Z
Rochester Hills woman killed; husband arrested
Rochester Hills woman killed; husband arrested

A 39-year-old Rochester Hills man turned himself into the authorities Monday morning after admitting to killing his wife, said the Oakland County Sheriff's Department. 

Deputies were called to a home on the 3400 block of Emmons Ave. this morning for a death investigation. The caller said he found his sister-in-law laying down on the couch in a pool of blood. She had been shot to death, according to the Sheriff's Department. 

The caller told police the woman and her husband were going through a “bad divorce.” 

Police have identified her as 41-year-old Cory Ehlers.

While authorities were at the scene of the death investigation, the 41-year-old woman’s husband went to the Rochester Hills Substation and turned himself in. He was taken into custody without incident.

They have been married 9 years and have two elementary school age kids, a son and a daughter. 

They also each have an older son from previous marriages. 

The man's name has not yet been officially release

An autopsy is pending.

The Rochester Hills man remains locked up at Oakland County Jail as the investigation continues.