Apparently he had a history of brutal domestic violence…
Michael Jace Abused First Wife, Wife He Killed Testified For Him During Divorce
Documents from the divorce proceedings of Michael Jace’s previous marriage have surfaced. The papers report that he was intensely physically abusive toward his ex-wife in front of their infant son, in a startlingly similar instance of abuse that led to the death of his current wife. Via TMZ:
Michael Jace was a violent, abusive husband who choked his wife in front of their kid … this according to legal docs from his prior divorce.
Jace — who was booked Tuesday morning for allegedly murdering his wife April — went through a divorce in 1997. In the docs — obtained by TMZ — a friend of Jennifer Bitterman claims she personally witnessed Jace choking and slamming Jennifer against a wall … as his 6-month-old son screamed in his crib next to them.
The friend says he was raging and out of control and “seeing the extent of his anger was one of the most terrifying things I have ever seen.”
The friend continues … there were multiple physical assaults on the ex-wife.
SMH. So Michael has a history of whooping on the women in his life in front of their children!?
However, despite hearing the stories of what Michael was capable of, April Jace not only willingly entered a marriage with Michael herself, but defended him in court as a good father who provides a stable home during the divorce proceedings….
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