An Islip Terrace man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly killing his 40-year-old wife in Centereach two months ago, Suffolk County police said. 

Steven Strub
Steven Strub

Steven Strub, 39, was charged with second-degree murder for strangling Rachelle Weeks-Strub to death, police said.

Police found the victim dead inside her basement apartment on Towne Lane after being called to check on her shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday, June 1, authorities said.

Strub will be arraigned Thursday at First District Court in Central Islip.

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