Motive for murder-suicide remains a mystery
Mourners grieve Saturday night at a vigil for Whitney Engler, held near the UC Davis veterinary teaching hospital. Engler was a veterinary student at UCD.
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Grief, shock and confusion continued to plague two families on Saturday as they struggled to understand what caused a West Davis man to fatally shoot his friend and roommate, then turn the gun on himself.
"I don't know what happened between them, but there wasn't any animosity," Lois Hall, the mother of 23-year-old Joseph Andrew Hein, said in an interview at her Dixon home Saturday, a day after police found the bodies of Hein and UC Davis veterinary medicine student Whitney Joypauline Engler, 27, in the Glacier Drive home they shared.
"He liked and respected Whitney," Hall said. The pair had ... Continue Reading