2012-11-29 / Front Page

Sheriff provides more detail to murder case

Jill Ballinger/GAZETTE EDITOR

Jeffery L. Clark/Mariposa County Sheriff's Office ContributedJeffery L. Clark/Mariposa County Sheriff's Office Contributed

Mariposa County Sheriff Doug Binnewies has released a photo of the man arrested for murder in Midpines on Saturday night. He is also providing more details at this time.

According to the sheriff's press release, deputies responded to the home around 9 p.m. on Dec. 1 for a "reported disturbance."

One man, whose identity has not been released by law enforcement, was found dead. Jeffrey L.Clark, 51, was arrested for murder and is being held at the Mariposa County Jail on $1 million bail.

Binnewies said there were a number of witnesses to the alleged crime. The investigation is continuing.


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