Woman arrested for husband’s murder near Lake Sherwood

Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau arrested a woman Wednesday night on suspicion of murder at her home in an unincorporated area of the county near Lake Sherwood.

Patricia Farran, 76, allegedly shot her husband, 75-year-old Arnold Farran, at the couple’s home in the 500 block of South Westlake Boulevard about 3 miles south of Lake Sherwood.

Deputies from the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station were called to the home at 10:30 p.m. on Aug. 1. Upon arriving, they discovered the man suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was declared dead at the scene, a report said. At the home, investigators recovered what is believed to be the murder weapon.

The cause of the shooting isn’t known.

Patricia Farran was booked into the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station for murder and is being held in lieu of $2 million bail.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              –Acorn staff report