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The Shield Actor Michael Jace Charged with Killing His Wife

20 May 2014

April Jace's body discovered in Los Angeles

The Shield actor Michael Jace has been charged with shooting his wife to death at their home in California.

Michael was detained for questioning when April Jace's body was discovered outside the property in Los Angeles on Monday night (19 May) after police responded to reports of gunfire.

Michael Jace with wife April at the season three premiere party of The Shield 

Jace was formally arrested and charged with homicide in the early hours of Tuesday (20 May), Police Detective Lyman Doster tells CNN.

A spokesperson for Los Angeles Police Department confirmed that he was the only person held in connection with the shooting.