Clovis man in custody, suspected of murdering wife

Kenneth Wright, 82, was taken into custody for the shooting death of his wife, Maradee Wright, 77. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED

82-year-old Clovis man, Kenneth Wright has been arrested by the Fresno County Sheriffs for allegedly shooting his 77-year-old wife to death. Wright has been booked into the Fresno County Jail on a murder charge and bail has been set at $1 million.

Authorities were called to the Wright residence about a possible suicide by gunshot. After a short investigation, officers were convinced that Maradee Wright, wife of Kenneth Wright, was murdered. Wright was then taken into custody.

If anyone has additional information regarding this case, contact Detective Juan Galindo at (559) 600-8215, Crime Stoppers at (559) 498-7867 or