Clarence Farley known as ‘Junior’ was on Monday charged with the murder of his wife, 41-year-old Omega Ault and remanded to prison on Monday.
Farley made his appearance before Magistrate Faith McGusty at the Vreed-en-Hoop Magistrate’s Court. He was remanded to prison until June 27, 2022.
Farley was arrested on Thursday last at the Malinmar Hotel at No. 78 Village, Corriverton, Berbice. He had been on the run for almost a week after his wife was discovered brutally murdered on May 27 at their Crane, West Bank Demerara home.
Ault, a high school teacher, died as a result of multiple trauma to the head and brain haemorrhage.
It is suspected that the teacher may have died between May 14 and 27.
After her brother, Kevin Ault, could not reach her for days and visited her home. There, he made the gruesome discovery.
According to the police, the couple was reportedly encountering marital problems.
Four days before she was found dead, Farley left their three-year-old son at the Diamond, East Bank Demerara house of his sister-in-law, Tracy Ault.
Meanwhile, the day after she was found dead, Farley’s car was discovered at a lumber yard at Coverden on the East Bank of Demerara.