Bail Remains At $1,000,000 After Court Throws Out NJ Man’s Murder Conviction Bail remains at $1 million for the New Jersey man whose murder conviction for pushing his wife off the cliffs at the Palisades in 1992 was overturned.
Conviction Overturned For Man Accused Of Murdering Wife In New Jersey Stephen Scharf's original defense lawyer, said during the trial in 2011, he objected to the hearsay testimony of some of the witnesses. A three-judge appellate panel has now agreed.
CBS 2 Exclusive: Experts Argue That N.J. Convict Didn't Push Wife Off CliffIt was the summer of 1992 when Scharf and his wife, Jody Ann, came to a spot near a cliff in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., to talk about their troubled marriage. But within minutes, Jody Ann would fall 120 feet to her death.