The Dixon Police Department has charged Brian Sigler, 34, with one count of first degree murder for his involvement in the death of Yolanda Sigler.
Sigler had previously been in KSB hospital recovering from self inflicted stab wounds.
Police responded to a call from the couple's 10 year old son on January 13th. Mrs. Sigler was found strangled to death and Mr. Sigler was found in a bathtub with a knife.
Sigler is being held in Lee County Jail and is scheduled to appear for a bond hearing Tuesday in Lee County Court.