Man kills wife, commits suicide after getting divorce papers

Posted by News Express | 24 July 2019 | 4,881 times

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A man planning to contest for the Mississippi State Legislature, in the United States, Carl Robinson, has shot dead his wife, Latoya Thompson, and then killed himself after he was served divorce papers. Mississippi state legislature, Carl Robinson and wife now dead

New York Daily News reports that Robinson, who was the Executive Director of the Commission on Aging, was running for the 5th district of the Mississippi House of Representatives.

He was planning to participate in the Democratic Party primary election in August 2019. Reports say he killed his estranged wife at Potts Camp medical clinic where she was a receptionist. Marshall County Sheriff, Kenny Dickerson, told reporters that the man had just received divorce papers from Thompson before the tragic incident. Dickson further said that the woman’s co-workers tried to save her, but she died as emergency personnel were bringing her to a helicopter to take her to a hospital. (Vanguard)


Source: News Express

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