Michael Jace

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Shield Actor Sentenced for Wife's Murder

Michael Jace gets 40 years to life

(Newser) - Michael Jace was sentenced Friday to 40 years to life in prison for the murder of his wife . Jace, who once played a police officer on The Shield, shot April Jace fatally—in front of their two young kids—at their LA home on May 19, 2014. He was reportedly... More »

Actor Michael Jace Convicted of Wife's Murder

The Shield actor faces the possibility of life in prison

(Newser) - Actor Michael Jace , who notably played a police officer on The Shield, was convicted Tuesday of fatally shooting his wife in front of their two young sons, the AP reports. The verdict came after a weeklong trial in which Los Angeles jurors were told the actor shot his wife April... More »

Police Hacked iPhone of Actor's Murdered Wife

Authorities say text messages show the couple were fighting

(Newser) - While the FBI was trying to figure out a way into the locked iPhone that belonged to one of the San Bernardino shooters, the LAPD found a hacker to crack a phone belonging to the murdered wife of actor Michael Jace , the Los Angeles Times reports. Jace—best known for... More »

Shield Actor Jace Was a Scary Dad: Ex-Wife

Court docs: He used 'intimidation' on young son, got violent with ex

(Newser) - The Shield actor accused of murdering his wife was a pretty terrifying father, according to his ex-wife. During a 2004 custody case, Jennifer Bitterman said Michael Jace used an "intimidation style of discipline" on their young son, Jordan, according to court records obtained by the New York Daily News... More »

Actor Accused of Killing Wife Has Big Money Problems

Neighbors heard Jace, spouse arguing

(Newser) - The Shield actor Michael Jace is being held on $1 million bail after being accused of shooting his wife to death in their LA home last night, and neighbors say they heard the couple arguing before the gunshots, reports KNBC-TV . It's not clear what the argument was about, but... More »

Shield Star Arrested in Wife's Murder

Michael Jace allegedly told 911 'I shot my wife'

(Newser) - Actor Michael Jace, best known for playing Julien Lowe on The Shield from 2002 to 2008, has been arrested and charged in his wife's murder, police tell CNN . April Jace, 40, was found fatally shot in her home in south Los Angeles last night, and Jace has now been... More »

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