An Oswego County grand jury has officially charged Patrick McLeod with murder.
The Albion man confessed to a State Police officer that he killed his wife, Marie, at their home on Barber Rd. on June 7.
He stabbed her with a steak knife and hit her with a baseball bat.
McLeod, 54, has been in jail since his arrest.
A date for his arraignment on the murder charge has not been set.