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New documentary examines ‘Gray State’ murder-suicide – KMSP


A new documentary is offering disturbing insight into why an aspiring Minnesota filmmaker, David Crowley, murdered his family before killing himself.

“This is a self-portrait of a man falling to pieces,” said Erik Nelson, the director of the documentary, ‘A Gray State,’ which borrows the name from Crowley’s unfinished film project. The movie has its local premiere Thursday night at the Walker Art Center.

On Jan. 17, 2015, Apple Valley Police found the bodies of David Crowley, 29, his wife Komel, 28, and their five-year-old daughter, Rania. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner determined it was a murder-suicide, with David shooting his wife and daughter before turning the gun on himself.

After a year-long investigation, Apple Valley Police shared details of the grisly crime with the FOX 9 Investigators last year, including how David Crowley scrawled the words Allah Akbar, Arabic for “God is the

Read more at: http://www.fox9.com/news/new-documentary-examines-gray-state-murder-suicide

Gunman who killed Texas lawman committed suicide

  • Baytown Police Department on Monday identified deceased suspect in murder of Clint Greenwood as 64-year-old William Kenny 
  • Greenwood, Harris County Precinct 3 assistant chief deputy, was shot to death on April 3 outside Baytown courthouse 
  • Intense manhunt for his killer ended Monday when police found Kenny’s body at a residence in downtown Houston
  • They say  gun Kenny used in his apparent suicide on April 4 is consistent with the weapon that killed Greenwood
  • Kenny had a website where he blamed law enforcement officials, including Greenwood, for not doing enough to investigate internal affairs case

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