Man Charged with Killing his Wife in Atlantic County

MAYS LANDING- A 36 year-old man has been charged with first degree Murder in the death of his wife on Saturday in Brigantine, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.

Officials say Brigantine Police received a 911 call at 4:27 a.m., on Saturday Aug. 22, 2020, and responded to 17 Girard Place in Brigantine. Rachel Declementi, 30, was found deceased in the home with numerous injuries to her body. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday, August 24, 2020.

Robert Declementi was arrested and charged with first degree Murder officials said.

This is a cooperative investigation by the ACPO Major Crimes Unit and the Brigantine Police Department.

Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at http://www.acpo.org/tips.html and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page. People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at http://www.crimestoppersatlantic.com/.