Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Teacher Killed in Murder-Suicide, Police Say

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Teacher Killed in Murder-Suicide, Police Say

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The Freeport Area School District will be providing grief support for students and staff after an elementary special education teacher and her ex-husband were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide Thursday in Butler County.

Lee Ann Negley, 43, of Buffalo Township, and her ex-husband, Todd Negley, 44, were discovered Thursday morning at her home on Heathfield Drive, according to Buffalo police.

Police said Mr. Negley "went off the deep end" when he found out his ex-wife was planning to date again and fatally shot her before killing himself. The Butler County coroner said Ms. Negley was shot several times, and Mr. Negley shot himself once in the head. The couple have two daughters, who weren't home at the time, but usually lived with their mother.

The bodies were found about 9 a. …

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