A 47-year-old woman is charged with the first-degree murder of her husband in Lanark County, southwest of Ottawa.

Ontario Provincial Police found the body of 46-year-old Gerald Albert Madaire when they were called to a home in Drummond-North Elmsley Township on Monday night.

Police say they found obvious signs of trauma on Madairie's body. Preliminary results from a post-mortem indicate he died from foul play.

The victim's wife, Lucey Rollande Paquette, is charged with murder. She remains in custody.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to contact Lanark County OPP at 613-267-2626.