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Homicide Investigation In Oakhurst

OAKHURST–Shortly before 10pm on August 23, 2022 the Madera County Sheriff’s Communications Center received a call from a male reporting he discovered his wife deceased at their home.

MCSO Deputies responded to the residence in the 40000 block of Highway 49, in the area of Covey Court in Oakhurst and located a deceased female.


Following interviews and extensive processing of the evidence at the scene, detectives determined the female was a victim of homicide. The husband, 58 year old John A. Kingcade of Oakhurst, has been arrested and charged with her murder.

The Madera County Sheriff’s Department (MCSO) would like to thank the California Highway Patrol for their assistance with this investigation.

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the victim as they mourn the loss of their loved one.

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