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Alameda County Sheriff’s Department photo. Jerry Canfield was sentenced to three-years in prison for the Oct. 26, 2014, shooting death of his wife, Joann. He will be required to serve 85 percent of that sentence before being eligible for release.

Canfield Receives Sentence

Jan 14,2016

He shot, killed his wife in 2014

On Jan. 14, Alameda County Superior Court Judge Gloria Rhynes sentenced Jerry Canfield, 73, to three years in prison for fatally shooting his wife, Joann, 72, on Oct. 6, 2014. (“Local Man Confesses to Wife’s Killing,” Oct. 20, 2014). 

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