Marial Wel

Marial Wel pleaded guilty after authorities say he shot and killed his wife inside his Jeffersonville apartment in 2018.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Jeffersonville, Ind., man has admitted to killing his wife in front of their 13-year-old daughter.

Marial Wel pleaded guilty Monday afternoon in a Clark County courtroom.

He killed Josephine Amon in her Jeffersonville apartment in 2018 when he shot her in the head in front of their daughter. Wel then drove to Louisville and confessed to an officer from the Louisville Metro Police Department.

Wel faces up to 55 years in prison. He is scheduled to be sentenced in June.

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