California Judge Arrested for Suspected Murder of Wife

In a tragic incident, Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Ferguson, aged 72, was apprehended by homicide detectives in Orange County, California, following reports of a shooting at his residence. The victim, identified as Ferguson’s wife, Sheryl, was found inside the home with at least one gunshot wound, as reported by the Anaheim Police Department.

Regrettably, Sheryl Ferguson was pronounced deceased at the scene, and her husband, Judge Jeffrey Ferguson, was taken into custody on suspicion of murder, according to a news release from the Anaheim Police Department.

The tweet below verifies the news:

As of now, the Orange County District Attorney’s office is still reviewing the arrest and has not filed any charges against Judge Ferguson. He was granted release on a $1 million bail on Friday, as confirmed by Kimberly Edds from the district attorney’s office.

At this time, it remains unclear whether Judge Ferguson has retained legal representation.

The investigation into this distressing incident is ongoing, and authorities continue to gather all necessary evidence to proceed with the case.

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