MONTGOMERY COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man wanted for murder. Police said Michael Darling should be considered armed and dangerous.

Darling is wanted on the charges of Murder in the Second Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree, and two counts of Tampering with Physical Evidence. He is accused of killing his wife, Kristine Darling, in 2019 in Fort Johnson. The sheriff’s office said Darling learned of the charges on Thursday, left his home and never returned.

Darling is 44 years old, 5’7″ tall and 200 lbs. He has gray hair and blue eyes. His last known address was on County Highway 102 in Gloversville.

He was previously sentenced to three years in federal prison after pleading guilty to illegally possessing firearms as a felon and unlawful possession of six pipe bombs in October 2021. Federal documents state he was released from prison on May 8.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts should contact the sheriff’s office at (518) 853-5500.