A local tennis umpire who was once charged with murdering her husband is now suing the L.A. Police Department, four of its officers and the L.A. County Coroner’s Office for reportedly creating a “media circus” to bolster a case against her.
According to preliminary tests, the DNA of a tennis umpire accused of fatally bludgeoning her 80-year-old husband with a coffee mug in April was not found on the alleged murder weapon.
Lawyers for a professional tennis referee charged in her husband’s death say she has passed a lie detector test in which she said she did not kill him with a coffee cup.
The family of the pro tennis referee who is accused of killing her 80-year-old husband with a coffee cup insists the woman is not capable of murder.
A professional tennis referee accused of beating her 80-year-old husband to death has had two knee replacements and a shoulder replacement and couldn’t have carried out the killing, her lawyer wrote in a court filing.
The professional tennis referee accused of bludgeoning her husband to death with a coffee mug made her first court appearance Friday.
Elite tennis referee Lois Goodman arrived in Los Angeles Thursday night to face murder charges.
Elite tennis referee Lois Goodman will be extradited back to Los Angeles Wednesday amid allegations that she murdered her 82-year-old husband with a coffee mug in April.