A collaborative law enforcement partnership between the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Officers and the Brigantine Police Department has resulted in 1st degree murder charges being filed.

Robert Declementi, 36 was arrested and charged with the murder of his wife, Rachel Declementi, 30.

Rachel Declementi was found deceased in her home with numerous injuries to her body.

Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner has confirmed that an autopsy is scheduled for Monday, August 24, 2020.

Here is the full press release from The Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner as follows:

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.

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.

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/. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.

Source: Atlantic County Prosecutors Officers.

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