Meet April Jace, April Jace is “The Shield” actor Michael Jace’s dead wife. The actor Michael Jace, who is best known for a role in TV series The Shield, has been arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting his wife at the family home in Los Angeles.
The 48-year-old actor, who played LAPD detective Julian Lowe in the FX series The Shield, reportedly confessed to shooting his 40-year-old wife shortly after she returned home from collecting their two children at basketball practice. The couple were arguing over money and that the family was under financial stress, with Jace having filed for bankruptcy in March 2011. He was apparently no longer able to pay the mortgage and the family was on the brink of losing its home.
April Jace, Jace’s second wife April, 40, was born April Denise Laune in California.Jace attended California State University Fullerton and Hawthorne High School.
She worked for Biola University in the Financial Aid department. She was known in the Southern California Masters track and field community as being a top sprinter, running with the Elite Health team.She was the 2013 Southern California USATF W35 champion at 100 meters.She was ranked as high as number 5 in the United States and was a 2011 World Championship finalist individually and won a gold medal on the USA 4×100 meters relay.
April and Michael Jace got married on June 3, 2003. They have two beautiful boys, Nehemiah and Caleb , ages 9 and 7. They just celebrated their ten-year wedding anniversary last June with her three children,the oldest Savoy from previous relationship with Savoy Brown.