58-year-old Oakhurst man arrested after wife found murdered

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Thursday, August 25, 2022
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The Madera County Sheriff's Office says John A. Kingcade is in custody and is facing murder charges.

OAKHURST, Calif. (KFSN) -- An Oakhurst man has been arrested in connection to the murder of his wife.

The Madera County Sheriff's Office says on Wednesday night, deputies were called to the area of Highway 41 and Highway 49.

A man had reported that his wife had died in their home.

Detectives conducted an investigation and found that the woman had been murdered.

They arrested her husband, 58-year-old John A. Kingcade, who is now facing murder charges.

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