Police: DC officer killed by wife in apparent murder-suicide

Police: DC officer killed by wife in apparent murder-suicide

WALDORF, Md. (AP) - Authorities say a Maryland woman fatally shot her police officer husband and then killed herself.

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office says police two people dead inside their home Friday and found evidence that a woman had shot her husband and then herself.

Authorities identified the couple as 41-year-old Christina Lynn Francis and 50-year-old Timothy Eugene Francis.

Timothy Francis was a veteran detective for the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Chief called Francis’ death “heartbreaking.”

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