MIDDLETOWN - Officials have declared the death of a Middletown woman a homicide and have arrested her husband.

Police say Patrick Allen has been charged with one count of murder of his wife, Kimberly, and is now in the Monmouth County jail on $1.5 million bail.

News 12 New Jersey was on the scene for the initial investigation and saw investigators going in and out of the house, dusting for fingerprints and carrying bags of evidence to their cars.