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Husband charged with Dixon woman’s murder

Posted on: 3:43 pm, January 21, 2013, by

Brian Sigler (photo from Lee County Jail)

Brian Sigler (photo from Lee County Jail)

A Dixon man has is facing a murder charge in connection with his wife’s strangulation death.

The body of Yolanda Sigler, 34, was found in the couple’s home at 230 Lincolnway at about 2:30 p.m. Sunday, January 13, 2013. 

The medical examiner later determined Yolanda had been strangled.

Her husband, 34-year-old Brian Sigler, suffered multiple self-inflicted stab wounds.  Police said he was released from the hospital Monday, January 21, 2013.

Brian Sigler was charged with one count of first-degree murder in connection with Yolanda Sigler’s death.  Brian Sigler was arrested at 10:30 a.m. January 21.

Brian Sigler was held in the Lee County Jail where he was awaiting determination of his bond amount.

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