Man found dead in orchard to be buried as his wife, a school principal, appears in court

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield elementary school principal accused by detectives of killing her husband is scheduled to be in court Tuesday.

The Kern County Sheriff's Office said evidence shows Leslie Janea Chance shot Todd Chance to death last weekend.

A field worker found Chance's body on a dirt road near Noriega just east of Enos Lane August 25.

Leslie Chance was arrested August 29. Leslie Chance is the principal at Fairview Elementary School.

Tuesday, when Leslie Chance is due in court, is the same day Todd Chance will be buried.


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