Cops: Soldier Kills Wife, Then a State Trooper

By Newser Editors

July 10, 2017

Police in northern New York say a soldier stationed at Fort Drum killed his wife and a state trooper who arrived to investigate. 

Justin Walters, 32, is accused of shooting trooper Joel Davis, a 36-year-old father of three, as Walters approached the couple's residence in the town of Theresa about 8pm Sunday, reports CNN

Davis had been responding to a call of shots fired, and police found the body of Walters' wife, 27-year-old Nicholle Walters, inside. Justin Walters then surrendered without further incident.

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