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'Jerry Springer' producer released after murder charge

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Jill Blackstone, producer of talk shows including The Jerry Springer ShowThe RealThe Sharon Osbourne ShowDr. Drew, and Rosie, was released Wednesday after being charged with the murder of her deaf sister, Wendy Blackstone.

The San Fernando Police Department confirmed to EW Thursday that she was arrested on Saturday, but Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey dropped the charges and she is no longer in custody.

“We are still looking for who killed [Wendy Blackstone],” said San Fernando Valley police officer Drake Madison.

This story is still developing. 

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