32-year-old woman confesses to killing 73-year-old man in Coarsegold, deputies say

MADERA COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- A woman has been arrested for the murder of a 73-year-old man in the Coarsegold area over the weekend.

Michael Miller was found shot to death Sunday morning at Wells and Douglas roads.

The Madera County Sheriff's Office initially detained 32-year-old Trisha Lynn Richardson as a person of interest in the case.

On Monday afternoon, they said she admitted to having a romantic relationship with Miller and confessed to killing him.

Richardson was arrested and booked into the Madera County jail on charges of first-degree murder and interfering with an officer.

Her bail is set at more than $1 million.

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