A Maryland woman shot her police officer dead and then killed herself, authorities said.
The Charles County Sheriff’s Office said police found two people dead in their Waldorf home on Friday. Police say they found evidence that the woman shot her husband and then herself.
Authorities identified the couple as Christina Lynn Francis (41) and Timothy Eugene Francis (50).
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According to media reports, Timothy Francis was a veteran detective at the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington.
“It is extremely difficult to mourn the tragic loss of our colleague and friend,” MPD chief Peter Newsham said in a statement to the WTOP. “Detective Francis has spent two decades defending the community from violence and is convinced to learn that he has been a victim of homicide.”
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