A Florida man awaiting trial for allegedly strangling his ex-wife and tossing her overboard during a Mediterranean cruise tried to hire two inmates to kill another ex-wife, prosecutors in California said.
A judge Monday rejected the argument of defense attorneys that Orange County prosecutors lack jurisdiction in the case of a local man accused of killing his ex-wife on a cruise and throwing her body overboard.
A Superior Court judge Friday said Orange County didn’t have jurisdiction to bring a murder charge against a man accused of killing his wife at sea and dismissed the case against the suspect.
The former Orange County attorney charged with strangling his ex-wife and throwing her overboard during a May 2006 cruise to Italy was extradited to Orange County Friday.
A former Orange County attorney has been arrested for murdering his ex-wife on a 2006 cruise and throwing her body overboard.