Michael Jace has pleaded not guilty to murdering his wife.
Michael Jace, the American actor best known for playing Detective Julien Lowe in FX series The Shield, has pleaded not guilty to murdering his wife – who was shot at their family home in May.
Michael Jace has pleaded not guilty
Jace was arrested after he called 911 to report that he had shot and killed his wife in their Los Angeles home – the couple’s two young sons were at home at the time of the shooting. Authorities are yet to discuss a motive though gossip site TMZ.com reported how the couple had been fighting over money problems.
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The audio of the 911 call made by April Jace's father, has been obtained by TMZ.
New disturbing details have emerged around the Michael Jace case. The actor, best known for his role on FX’s The Shield, confessed to shooting his wife last month, in front of their two children. On Thursday, TMZ released a recording of a 911 call, made by Jace’s father-in-law moments after the crime. The man claims that Jace told him first of the murder. In the recording, the man is heard telling 911 dispatchers that Jace texted him, letting him know of April’s murder. “My son in law texted me,” Jace’s father-in-law is heard saying. “He said “come get the kids” because he shot our daughter.”
Michael Jace reported his own crime to the police, but only after he had told his father-in-law.
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The news that Michael Jace has been arrested for the murder of his wife is shocking, but it's not the first time that Hollywood has been shaken by a celebrity crime.
The shocking news that “The Shield” actor Michael Jace killed his wife of 10 years has shocked the entertainment world. For non-celebrities the life of famous people always seems so glamorous and stress-free, so it’s a surprise when it turns out their lives can be more troubled and complicated below the surface than anyone had ever realised.
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The world was just as rocked by these shocking celebrity crimes as it was by Jace’s arrest and subsequent confession.
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Michael Jace shot and killed his wife on April 19. Who is the actor and what led him to commit such a heinous crime?
Actor Michael Jace, best known for his role in the FX series, “The Shield,” has been charged for shooting and killing his wife. Jace, who has starred alongside Russell Crowe in "State of Play," played police officer Julien Lowe in FX’s “The Shield,” a series which ran between 2002-2008. He also appeared as Michael Jordan in a Fox TV Movie based on Jordan’s life, was a member of the Black Panthers in Oscar-award winning "Forest Gump" and had roles in successful shows "Law & Order" and "Cold Case."
"Forest Gump" actor Michael Jace shot and killed his wife on May 19
On May 19 Jace was detained by the LAPD after receiving a report concerning domestic violence. The police arrived at the Hyde Park, LA, residence to find Jace, who had called them, and the body of his wife April, who had been shot to death. Jace had stated in his call to the police, “I shot my wife.” Jace was then taken into police custody for questioning, where he confessed to shooting his wife on the record.
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