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Wife arrested in deadly shooting of husband in Trinity County

Trinity County Sheriff's Deputies made an arrest on an early morning shooting in Hayfork.

Posted: Dec 5, 2019 11:30 AM

TRINITY COUNTY, Calif. - At approximately 2 a.m., Wednesday, the Trinity County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a 9-1-1 call stating someone had been shot at a residence in Hayfork.

Trinity County Life Support and Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Detectives responded to the scene.

Emergency personnel arrived at the residence and found the victim 49-year-old Billy Vang, deceased. The initial on-scene investigation and witness statements led to the arrest of the victim’s wife 49-year-old Kay Chue Vang, for suspicion of homicide.

She was transported and booked into the Trinity County Jail.

The California Department of Justice Crime Scene Investigation Team was requested and responded to assist in the collection of evidence at the scene. 

Action News Now is working to learn more information at this time.

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