Woman confesses to killing man in Coarsegold, deputies say

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Photo of Trisha Lynn Richardson provided by the Madera County Sheriff’s Office

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — Deputies have arrested the person they believe shot and killed a man in Coarsegold Sunday.

Trisha Lynn Richardson, 32 of Coarsegold, was taken into custody Monday as a person of interest in the shooting death of Michael Lee Miller, 73. During the interview with Madera County Sheriff’s deputies, investigators say Richardson admitted to periodically living with and having a romantic relationship with Miller.

Deputies say she confessed to shooting Miller on Sunday.

Richardson was booked into Madera County jail on first-degree murder charges.

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