Rome

Beverly McCallum, left in this undated photo, is shown with her oldest daughter, Dineane DuCharme, right. McCallum was taken into custody in Italy. DuCharme is also facing charges in the murder of McCallum’s husband in 2002.

ROME — An American woman wanted in the 2002 death of her husband, whose remains were so badly burned after being found in West Michigan that they weren’t identified for more than a decade, was arrested in Rome after a multinational search, police said Thursday.

Rome police arrested Beverly McCallum, 59, overnight after she and her teenage son checked into a Rome hotel on the northwest outskirts of the Italian capital. Italian hotels are required to register guests in an online system linked to a police database.

Associated Press reporter Ed White contributed from Detroit.

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