A 36-year-old Brigantine man has been arrested, charged with the Saturday early morning slaying of his wife.

Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner says the incident happened Saturday morning:

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.

Authorities have arrested Robert Declementi, and have charged his with first degree murder.

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The prosecutor's office is conducting the investigation with the Brigantine Police Department. No other information has been released.

SOURCE: Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office.