Orange County District Attorney
Media Advisory

Tony Rackauckas, District Attorney
401 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701

For Immediate Release
Case # 10CF3053


December 3, 2010

Susan Kang Schroeder
Public Affairs Counsel
Office: 714-347-8408
Cell: 714-292-2718

Farrah Emami
Office: 714-347-8405
Cell: 714-323-4486



WHO: Paul Marshal Curry, 54, Salina, KS


WHAT: Will be arraigned on one felony count of special circumstances murder for financial gain with a sentencing enhancement for murder by poisoning. If convicted, the defendant faces a minimum sentence of life in state prison without the possibility of parole. Curry was arrested in Kansas Nov. 9, 2010, for the 1994 poisoning-murder of his wife in San Clemente and was extradited back to Orange County yesterday, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010.


The full press release with additional information on this case titled, “Husband Arrested in Kansas for 1994 Poisoning-Murder for Financial Gain of Wife in San Clemente,” can be accessed at under Press Releases/Media Advisories published in November 2010.


WHEN: Monday, Dec. 6, 2010, at 9:00 a.m.


WHERE: Department CJ-1, Central Jail, Santa Ana