“We’ve got middle school kids and high school kids who may need to see a counselor because they had her in class and she was that important to them,” he said.
John Shirley said Jennifer Longworth was quiet but funny and her husband was a huge Colts fan who maintained a garden of beautiful wildflowers along the side of the house.
“They were just very sweet people,” he said.
Indiana real estate records show Shirley’s house had been for sale for a year until it was taken off the market in March.
• Associated Press writer Charles Wilson in Indianapolis and researchers Lynn Dombek and Rhonda Shafner in New York contributed to this report.