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Man arrested for the alleged murder of his wife

Published: Nov. 22, 2021 at 2:45 PM EST
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HANCOCK COUNTY, Ohio (WTVG) - Authorities arrested a man accused of murder in Hancock County.

On Monday, detectives arrested Brian Ziessler, 65, for the murder of his wife, Sherri Lynn Ziessler, 59. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office said he was taken into custody without incident and is being held at the Hancock County Justice Center.

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office said it received a 911 call just after 6 a.m. on Nov. 15. Deputies met up with the caller, Brian Ziessler, and found the body of Sherri Ziessler inside the home. She had suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

On Monday, detectives arrested Brian Ziessler, 65, for the murder of his wife, Sherri Lynn...
On Monday, detectives arrested Brian Ziessler, 65, for the murder of his wife, Sherri Lynn Ziessler, 59.(WTVG)

Authorities have not released any possible motive in the alleged murder.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation was brought in to help the investigation, along with the Findlay Police Department. The Lucas County Coroner’s Office is also involved in the investigation.

You can hear the 911 call in the video attached to this story.

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