A 23-year-previous Navy sailor was arrested for allegedly murdering his wife in their residence Wednesday evening in Connecticut, in accordance to nearby news shops.

George Dodson was charged for fatally beating his spouse with a hammer right before environment their property on fireplace — making an attempt to eliminate the couple’s 13-month old baby inside.

New London Hearth Section responded to a 911 simply call around 10:30 p.m. about a house on fireplace at 50 Sherman St. in New London, Conn.

That’s wherever firefighters identified spouse Shelby Dodson, 23, dead. The new child baby that was also in the house was rescued from the 2nd floor by firefighters, according to NBC Information.

The youngster was identified aware and was taken to Lawrence + Memorial Clinic, according to law enforcement, in accordance to regional studies.

Soon right after firefighters found the mom and son, they identified Dodson in the backyard with blood all over his arms.

When officers approached Dodson, the Navy sailor admitted to murdering his wife because he was jealous, according to neighborhood reports.

“We opened up our marriage and she identified another man she loved much more and I could not stand the considered of it so I killed her,” Dodson informed law enforcement.

New London firefighters explained there ended up two puppies that ran out of the household when they arrived. Both pets have been unhurt.

Dodson is billed with murder, criminal endeavor at murder, felony try at arson murder, 1st-degree arson, risk of damage to a slight, tampering with proof, cruelty to animals, and reckless endangerment.

The 23-12 months aged suspect is an active-duty service member for the U.S. Navy and was assigned to the USS Newport News (SSN 750), Navy Community Affairs Officer Lt. Seth Koenig confirmed, in accordance to community experiences.

Dodson is held on $3 million bond in Connecticut.