Authorities say a man confessed to strangling his wife in their San Antonio-area apartment.
The Bexar County sheriff's office says 24-year-old Jonathan Geryk turned himself in to police on Wednesday morning in the Tuesday night death of 24-year-old Katrina Geryk.
The sheriff's office says that while being interrogated by investigators, Jonathan Geryk grabbed a deputy's gun from its holster with the intention of harming himself. Geryk was brought under control and the gun was recovered without being discharged.
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Two deputies received minor injuries during the struggle.
Geryk was being held Thursday in Bexar County Jail as he awaits indictment on charges of murder and taking a weapon from an officer. Jail records did not list an attorney for him.