Kenneth Ray Wright, 84, who was charged with murdering his wife, died in hospice Sunday, the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.
On March 14, 2019, detectives found Wright’s wife, 77-year-old Maradee, dead in their Clovis home from a gunshot.
$1 Million Bail
Initially, her death was reported as a possible suicide. But, after speaking to Wright, homicide detectives placed him under arrest for murder.
He subsequently was booked into Fresno County Jail, and his bail was set at $1 million.
Wright remained in custody until the time of his death, the sheriff’s office said.