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  • Death date
  • Feb. 21, 2009
  • Address
  • Compton
  • 400 block of South Amantha Avenue

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Marcus Lemons, 31 [Updated]

Marcus Lemons, a 31-year-old black man, was shot by his wife, a CHP officer, on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, in the 400 block of Amantha Avenue in Compton.

The name of the officer has not been released by authorities, but the shooting is being investigated as a domestic violence incident, authorities said.

Lemons was in a car with his wife when she allegedly shot him.

Read more Times coverage of the incident:

Off-duty CHP officer allegedly kills husband

Man allegedly killed by wife, a CHP officer, is identified

[Update Jan. 17, 2011: Officer pleads not guilty to killing husband]

[Update Jan. 23, 2012: CHP officer found guilty of murdering her husband]

[Update March 9, 2012: Former CHP officer sentenced to 50 years for killing her husband]

-- Anthony Pesce

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