Deaconess shooter had been Missouri officer

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by Associated Press

KREM.com

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 7:17 AM

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- A man who killed his wife and himself on the campus of a hospital in Washington state last week was once a police officer in Missouri.

Media sources report that according to the Missouri Department of Public Safety, 37-year-old Christopher Henderson still had a valid license as a police officer when he shot his wife, Sheena Henderson, and himself Tuesday on the campus of Deaconess Hospital in Spokane.
 
He worked as a public safety officer at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri, and served with the U.S. Navy in Iraq before moving to Spokane three years ago.
 
The day before the murder-suicide, co-workers at Henderson's office called police because they were concerned about suicidal comments he made.
 
The couple's two children are staying with their maternal grandparents in Spokane.
 
 

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