MAYS LANDING- A 37 year-old man has been indicted with first degree Murder in the death of his wife in Aug. 2020, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced.
On Wednesday, July 21, 2021, an Atlantic County Grand Jury returned an indictment for first degree Murder against Robert Declementi, 37, of Brigantine.
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. 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. Atlantic County Assistant Prosecutor Kathleen Robinson represents the state.
These charges and allegations are merely accusations, and the defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
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.