US Open tennis umpire accused of murdering husband, released on bail

  • Aug. 24, 2012: Lois Goodman with her attorney, Allison Triessl, left, as her arraignment on murder charges is postponed, in Los Angeles. The tennis referee accused of beating her 80-year-old husband to death has had two knee replacements and a shoulder replacement and couldn't have carried out the killing, her lawyer wrote in a court filing. (AP)

  • FILE 2008: Tennis referee Lois Goodman is shown while officiating a CIF tennis tournament.AP Photo/Los Angeles Daily News

The tennis umpire accused of bludgeoning her 80-year-old husband to death with a coffee mug was released on bail yesterday, the New York Post reports. 

Lois Goodman, 70, faces a murder charge in the death of her husband, Alan, at their California home.

She was in jail nearly two weeks in lieu of $500,000 bail after she was arrested in New York, where was preparing to work her 13th US Open.
Goodman has pleaded not guilty.

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