Love Hurts: OC Residents Who've Allegedly Killed Their Spouse

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Mary Sharpski, a 48-year-old mother of three, is accused of conspiring with Michael Calvin Shores II, her unemployed 40-year-old lover, to get his friend Antonio Cinco Ortega, a 25-year-old Santa Ana resident, to attack her husband Frank Richard Sharpski, 47, outside his Fountain Valley home in 2009.

As Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell famously sang in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, "When love goes wrong, nothing goes right." Sometimes, a clock won't strike or a match won't light, but other times, your lover puts a hit on your or kills you with their bare hands. Here are a few notable examples of Orange County residents who have been accused or convicted of killing their significant other. 'Till death do us part.

Published on January 15, 2013