WOODBURY - A retired Nassau County officer has been charged with murder after allegedly killing his wife.

Prosecutors say Charles Wilkinson, 69, killed his wife Kathleen during a domestic dispute last week at their home in upstate Malta.

According to police, they found the woman’s body in the bedroom yesterday and believe her husband spent several days in the house with it.

There is no word on the cause of death.

Wilkinson is being charged with second-degree murder.