Tennis umpire accused of killing husband jailed in Los Angeles


Lois Goodman was extradited from New York to Los Angeles after being arrested on Tuesday as she was preparing to referee a qualifying match at the U.S. Open.

Goodman is accused of killing her husband of 50 years, Alan Goodman, with a coffee cup. She allegedly bludgeoned the 80-year-old and stabbed him with the shards four months ago at their Woodland Hills home.

Detectives won't say what the motive may be, but a New York newspaper reported court documents show Goodman may been involved with another man shortly before the alleged deadly attack.

Some passengers on the flight with Goodman captured the 70-year-old murder suspect on-camera. Passengers described her demeanor as quiet and sad.

"I think that's understandable, if you're getting extradited from New York back to Los Angeles on a murder charge. She looked out the window a lot like she had a lot going on in her mind, definitely," said Los Angeles Police Detective Dave Peteque.

Goodman is being held on $1 million bail.

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