An ex-judge in Ohio previously jailed for beating his wife in 2014 was reportedly arrested on suspicion that he stabbed her to death in her home Saturday morning.
Sources confirmed to multiple localnews outlets that Cuyahoga Common Pleas Judge Lance Mason was arrested in connection with the death of his estranged wife, Aisha Fraser Mason, who was found dead in her home after 9:30 a.m. It’s the same location a suspect fleeing from a domestic dispute struck a police cruiser and injured an Shaker Heights officer.
Both the officer and the suspect were transported to an area hospital and are being treated for their injuries. The neighborhood remained cordoned off with yellow caution tape Saturday afternoon and authorities have asked people to avoid the area.
Photos of the week: 11/9 - 11/16
Photos of the week: 11/9 - 11/16
TOPSHOT - In this aerial photo, a burned neighborhood is seen in Paradise, California on November 15, 2018. - The toll in the deadliest wildfires in recent California history climbed to 59 on November 14, 2018, as authorities released a list of 130 people still missing. (Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP) (Photo credit should read JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 13: Stan Lee Tribute is seen on November 13, 2018 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Hollywood To You/Star Max/GC Images)
NEWARK, NJ - NOVEMBER 15: A World Trade Center bound PATH train is covered in snow as it sits in Newark Penn Station on November 15, 2018 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Gary Hershorn/Getty Images)
In this handout image provided by Clarence House and taken on Sept. 5, 2018, Britain's Prince Charles poses for an official portrait to mark his 70th Birthday in the gardens of Clarence House, with Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince William, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis, Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, in London, England. (Chris Jackson/Pool Photo)
Jason Coffman, right, father of Cody Coffman, is comforted by Anthony Ganczewski at a funeral service for his son Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in Camarillo, Calif. Cody Coffman was among a dozen people killed in a Nov. 7 shooting at a country music bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Migrants, part of a caravan of thousands traveling from Central America en route to the United States, travel inside a chicken truck as they make they way to Irapuato from Queretaro, Mexico, November 11, 2018 REUTERS/Go Nakamura TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Former first lady Michelle Obama smiles as she begins her book tour with a stop at the Whitney M. Young Magnet High School in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., November 12, 2018. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Children skate with a person dressed in a Snoopy costume on the rink at Somerset House during a photocall to announce it's opening, in London, Britain, November 12, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and his wife Emine, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte arrive to attend a commemoration ceremony for Armistice Day, 100 years after the end of World War One, at the Arc de Triomphe, in Paris, France, November 11, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
PARADISE, CA - NOVEMBER 14: A rescue worker uses a cadaver dog to search for human remains at a mobile home park that was destroyed by the Camp Fire on November 14, 2018 in Paradise, California. Fueled by high winds and low humidity the Camp Fire ripped through the town of Paradise charring over 135,000 acres, killing at least 48 people and has destroyed over 8,000 homes and businesses. The fire is currently at 35 percent containment. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 14: Newly elected members of the House of Representatives pose for an official class photo outside the U.S. Capitol on November 14, 2018 in Washington, DC. Newly elected members of the House are in Washington this week for orientation meetings. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
People attend the Veterans Day parade in New York City, U.S., November 11, 2018. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Democratic candidate Kyrsten Sinema speaks to supporters after officially winning the U.S. Senate race at the Omni Montelucia resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S., November 12, 2018. REUTERS/Caitlin O'Hara TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
CNN attorney Ted Boutrous speaks to reporters following a hearing on CNN's lawsuit against the Trump administration seeking the reinstatement of White House correspondent Jim Acosta's press credentials outside U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., November 14, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Denise Chester, an evacuee of the Camp Fire, hugs her son Antonio Batres as she volunteers sorting clothes at a makeshift shelter in Chico, Calif., on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Chester, who doesn't want to know yet whether her home survived, said "I want to help. I don't want to shut down." (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
Palestinians gather near the remains of a building that was completely destroyed by an Israeli air strike, in Gaza City November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 11: Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Queen Elizabeth II and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attend the annual Remembrance Sunday memorial at The Cenotaph on November 11, 2018 in London, England. The Armistice ending the First World War between the Allies and Germany was signed at Compiegne, France on eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month - 11am on the 11th November 1918. This day is commemorated as Remembrance Day with special attention being paid for this yearÕs centenary. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, looks up while holding a news conference at the USCCB general assembly in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., November 12, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A sea gull flies off holding fish scraps near a former dock facility, with "Long Island" painted on old transfer bridges at Gantry State Park in the Long Island City section of the Queens Borough in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Amazon announced Tuesday it has selected the Queens neighborhood as one of two sites for its headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 15: Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) attends a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill November 15, 2018 in Washington, DC. Flake has recently promised to vote against new federal judges nominated by U.S. President Donald Trump unless the U.S. Senate protects the special investigation being conducted by Robert Mueller's team of investigators. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - A fallen power line is seen on top of burnt out vehicles on the side of the road in Paradise, California after the Camp fire tore through the area on November 10, 2018. - Firefighters in California on November 10 battled raging blazes at both ends of the state that have left at least nine people dead and thousands of homes destroyed, but there was little hope of containing the flames anytime soon. So far, all nine fatalities were reported in the town of Paradise, in Butte County, where more than 6,700 buildings, most of them residences, have been consumed by the late-season inferno, which is now California's most destructive fire on record. (Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP) (Photo credit should read JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images)
A member of a Central American migrant caravan tries to fit himself into a truck's spare wheel compartment, parked on the highway connecting Guadalajara and Tepic, Mexico, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Migrants thought buses would be waiting for them to take them through hurricane-ravaged Nayarit to the neighboring state of Sinaloa, further north, but no buses showed up and few trucks passed to pick them up, leaving many to walk. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
A Hindu woman steps over an infant in a ritual seeking blessings for the infant from the Sun god during the religious festival of Chhath Puja in Kolkata, India, November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
US President Donald Trump (C) and First Lady Melania Trump talk with US Marines as they visits the Marine Barracks in Washington DC, on November 15, 2018. - Trump met with Marines who responded to a fire at the Arthur Capper Public Housing complex on September 9, 2018. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP) (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
MALIBU, CA - NOVEMBER 12: LA County firefighter Battalion 13 Captain Victor Correa helps put out hotspot in a neighborhood razed by the Woolsey fire on Harvester road November 12, 2018 in Malibu, California. (Photo by Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
A Rohingya refugee child reacts to the camera while sitting on a cradle at the Balikhali camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, November 14, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 13: U.S. President Donald Trump (L) lights a diya as Indian Ambassador to the U.S. Navtej Singh Sarna (R) looks on during a Diwali ceremony in the Roosevelt Room of the White House November 13, 2018 in Washington, DC. President Trump announced that he had nominated Administrator of White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs Neomi Rao to fill the seat vacated by Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Forensic investigators search a community swimming pool for victims of the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S., November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Noel Randewich TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
SINGAPORE - NOVEMBER 15: Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) speaks with US Vice President Mike Pence at the 13th East Asia summit plenary session on the sidelines of the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Singapore on November 15, 2018. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)
Honduran migrant Carlos Aguilera and his pet iguana Diana, who are part of the Central American caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, wait to board a bus in La Concha, Mexico, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Buses and trucks are carrying some migrants into the state of Sinaloa along the Gulf of California and further northward into the border state of Sonora. The bulk of the main caravan appeared to be about 1,100 miles from the border, but was moving hundreds of miles per day. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
A man is arrested by Georgia state troopers during a protest over election ballot counts in the rotunda of the state Capitol building Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Atlanta. Several protesters, including a state senator, have been arrested during a demonstration at the Georgia state Capitol calling for tallying of uncounted ballots from last week's election. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 11: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend a service marking the centenary of WW1 armistice at Westminster Abbey on November 11, 2018 in London, England. The armistice ending the First World War between the Allies and Germany was signed at Compiègne, France on eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month - 11am on the 11th November 1918. This day is commemorated as Remembrance Day with special attention being paid for this years centenary. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 14: U.S. Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) (R) speaks as daughter of President Donald Trump and White House adviser Ivanka Trump (L) listens during a meeting on investments at the U.S. Capitol November 14, 2018 in Washington, DC. Ivanka Trump met with a bipartisan group of lawmakers to discuss the implementation of S.2463, the 'BUILD (Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development) Act.' (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Republican Representative-elect Dan Crenshaw talks with reporters as he arrives for a class photo with incoming newly-elected members of the U.S. House of Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 14, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Firefighters battle the Woolsey Fire as it continues to burn in Malibu, California, U.S., November 11, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 13: Oprah Winfrey introduces former first lady Michelle Obama as she kicks off her 'Becoming' arena book tour on November 13, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. In the book, which was released today, Obama describes her journey from Chicago's South Side to the White House. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
A girl carries jerry cans to fill them up with drinking water at a camp sheltering displaced people from the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah near Aden, Yemen November 12, 2018. Pictures taken November 12, 2018. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 12: Fans leave tributes on Stan Lee's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame shortly after the news that the Marvel founder died aged 95 was made public on November 12, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images)
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA - NOVEMBER 15: The casket with the body of Ventura County Sheriff Sgt. Ron Helus is carried out after a memorial service for Sgt. Helus at Calvary Community Church on November 15, 2018 in Westlake Village, California. Sgt. Helus was one of twelve victims of the Borderline Bar & Grill mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California on November 7. (Photo by Al Seib-Pool/Getty Images)
Aerial view of the US (above).-Mexico (below) border divided by the border fence in Playas de Tijuana, Mexico, on November 14, 2018, as a group of Central American migrants moving towards the United States in hopes of a better life,stayed around on the Mexican side. - US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday he will visit the US-Mexico border, where thousands of active-duty soldiers have been deployed to help border police prepare for the arrival of a 'caravan' of migrants. (Photo by Guillermo Arias / AFP) (Photo credit should read GUILLERMO ARIAS/AFP/Getty Images)
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Mason was previously convicted on domestic violence charges after he punched his wife 20 times and then slammed her head against the dashboard of his car, breaking her orbital bone, in 2014.
The couple’s children were seated in the back seat of the car when the violent attack unfolded. Mason Fraser required reconstructive surgery and filed for divorce not long after the incident.
She also sued her husband and won a $150,000 judgement in the civil case, according to Cleveland.com. Their divorce is still pending.
Mason served nine months in jail and was barred from serving as a judge — but he was hired last year by Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson as an administrator for minority businesses at City Hall.
Jackson insisted amid backlash that Mason, who has also served on the state legislature, was simply the most qualified applicant for the job.