Documents Shed Light on U.S. Open Ref's Murder Case

Lois Goodman is accused of trying to cover up the killing of her 80-year-old husband.
3:00 | 08/24/12

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Transcript for Documents Shed Light on U.S. Open Ref's Murder Case
John schriffen has details. Reporter: This exclusive interview, shows aimee copeland moving around her physical therapy center in a motorized wheelchair. Was extradited from new york to los angeles, where she's awaiting a bond hearing. This morning, police say she almost got away with murder. It all started back in april, when goodman told detectives her 82-year-old husband, alan, had apparently fallen and hit his head. Saying she found a broken blood-stained coffee mug, and her husband in bed, covered in blood and unconscious. Police believed her story until a corkoncoroner's investigator noticed cuts on his chest and his head. We did an autopsy. And it was determined he died at the hands of another. Reporter: Court documents obtained by abc news, appear to paint a picture of a line judge police say crossed the line. They say goodman not only beat her husband of 50 years with that coffee cup, but investigators found e-mails she was sending to another man. Messages which "the l.A. Times" mentioned terminating a relationship. And having alternative sleeping arrangements. Another source telling "the narc da new york daily news," that goodman was annoyed her husband was calling her 15 times a day. Calm. Talked about tennis. Reporter: Goodman's lawyer says she's innocent. And her arrest this week, four months after alan goodman died, is about grabbing headlines. This was front-page coverage. Not only here in new york, but out in california. Reporter: Were "good morning america," john schriffen, abc news, new york.

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