Estranged husband of missing teacher charged with assault

Jeanine Cammarata, a schoolteacher on Staten Island, New York, remains missing even as the husband she is divorcing has been charged with assaulting her in the past.
1:52 | 04/04/19

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Estranged husband of a missing mom on Staten Island expected to appear in court tomorrow to face charges but. Not a disappearance of two being cammarata. Who's been missing since Saturday instead he's charged with assault this as cops continue to search for the missing woman Eyewitness News reporter Josh tiger has a new development. Before dusk tonight detectives returned to Geneen cammarata is apartment in New Brighton with no sign of her now for a fourth day. And with disturbing new information emerging about the tempestuous relationship she shared with her husband Michael Camerota. The father of two of her kids more everybody. If you haven't heard from office all her landlord and former co worker Jose Perez has known the couple for years you've asked Sargent dean two weeks ago. He wasn't giving her kids she wasn't able to see your kids and that's when she said OK I had enough. Lenovo get a lawyer. I'm gonna get divorce. And I'm really get custody of my kids. New Mexico and now she's. Attorney served Michael cam writer with divorce papers Thursday. Friday friends say he invited you mean to his home in Far Rockaway to see their kids she was really excited to let me know Friday. As she was kind of a couple children on Saturday and that's the last anyone saw her. Today detectives who've been questioning Michael cammarata for the past day charged with assault after he allegedly confessed to hitting Geneen in the past. But they haven't connected him to her disappearance at least not publicly. Eric and burgers representing Geneen in the divorce I've been doing that's almost 35 years that this surprises me anymore fortunately. This does not ballot gets going and well but it hasn't ended yet. Police are still hoping for tips from anyone who might have seen Judy a mom a friend a pre K teacher. Still missing tonight. On Staten Island Josh anchor channel seven Eyewitness News.

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