- Associated Press - Friday, June 13, 2014

CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) - A Canon City police dispatcher is dead in what authorities are calling a murder-suicide.

The Pueblo Chieftain reports (https://bit.ly/1onUq9J ) that Priscilla Samento was found dead at her home Thursday night. Officers went to check on the 49-year-old dispatcher after she failed to show up for work and didn’t answer phone calls.

Authorities say her husband Daniel Samento was found dead, too. Authorities believe that Mr. Samento killed his wife and then committed suicide.

Daniel Samento was a retired Canon City police officer. He was 56.


Information from: The Pueblo Chieftain, https://www.chieftain.com

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