Judge: Man to remain in custody until trial in wife slaying

Robert Declementi, 31

A judge has decided that a man charged with murder after his wife's beaten body was found at their southern New Jersey home will remain in custody until trial.

Judge Bernard DeLury Jr.'s ruling Friday came at a virtual hearing in the case of 36-year-old Robert Declementi.

MORE: Husband charged after wife's beaten body found in their Brigantine home

Brigantine police said they responded to a 911 call at about 4:30 a.m. on Aug. 22 and found 30-year-old Rachel Declementi unconscious and bleeding from her head in the entranceway of the residence.

Police allege that her husband was also covered in blood and told them that his wife had admitted to an affair when she came home that night.


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