UPDATE: Woman Found Dead Inside her Apartment

Suffolk County Police today arrested an Islip Terrace man for killing his wife earlier this year. Homicide Squad detectives charged Steven Strub, 39, of 25 Carleton Ave., with Murder 2nd Degree for strangling Rachelle Weeks-Strub.

Strub will be held at the Third Precinct for arraignment at First District Court in Central Islip on August 31.

Below is the original release.

10 Towne Lane, Centereach on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at approximately 10:03 a.m.

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the death of a woman who was found inside a house in Centereach yesterday.

Police were called to 10 Towne Lane at approximately 10:03 a.m. for a wellness check. Police found Rachelle Weeks-Strub, 40, deceased inside her basement apartment.

An autopsy will be conducted by the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner to determine the cause of death.

The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Homicide Squad detectives at 631-852-6392.

Case#: RG/0810