County prosecutors say 44-year-old Patrick Allen was arrested late Friday. He was being held at Monmouth County Jail on $1.5 million bail.
Police received a 911 call late Friday morning. Authorities wouldn't say who placed the call.
Police discovered the body of 44-year-old Kimberly Allen at the home in the Lincroft section of Middletown Township.
Deputy First Assistant Monmouth County Prosecutor Richard Incremona didn't disclose a cause of death. He said the couple's two children were not home when police arrived.
Patrick Allen is scheduled to make his first court appearance in Freehold on Monday.