A DC detective killed by a wife in suicide


The Washington veteran police officer was shot dead by his wife, who turned the gun on himself in a murder-suicide week, authorities said.

A family member discovered Det’s body. Timothy Eugene Francis and Christina Lynn Francis at their home in Maryland on Friday after trying unsuccessfully to contact Christina and Timothy all day.

Police said Christina, 41, shot Timothy (50) and then found herself with a gun found at the scene.

Just 12 hours earlier, Christina shared a video of the couple’s wedding on Facebook, according to Daily Mail screenshots.

The post regretted that the couple was “getting lost in the petty life” and said “the marriage couldn’t be put together perfectly [reason]”Writes the paper.

“We had 6 years of experience and [memories] that should have been it [precedence] above all, everything we did, ”he wrote.

“I love you and what we were together … YOU AND WE ARE TOGETHER AND ALWAYS … Tim and Christina Francis together.”

He also shared a photo of his two children, calling them “pride and joy” before adding, “I love you both with my heart.”

The Colombian District Metropolitan Police Department expressed his condolences and praised Timothy as a star officer for 20 years.

The class tweeted: “MPD Det. Timothy Francis was tragically shot and killed in a house-related homicide yesterday. The suspect has been found dead and @CCSOMD is currently investigating this case. Det. Ferenc had 20 years of service. Our thoughts and prayers are for your family and loved ones. “

He followed in the footsteps of Francis’ father, who served as a detective in the same department for nearly 45 years, according to the DC Police Union.

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