BELLEVUE, Idaho — Prosecutors in Idaho have said a former police officer fatally shot a woman he had been dating before shooting himself last year in what they confirmed was a murder-suicide.
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The Idaho Mountain Express reported that Blaine County Prosecutor Matt Fredback said Monday that former Hailey police officer Jared Murphy shot and killed 34-year-old Ashley Midby near where she worked after he was fired from his job because of a domestic dispute three days earlier.
Fredback said the attorney's office found Murphy’s actions in October amounted to premeditated and intentional murder.
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Prosecutors said Murphy joined the Hailey Police Department in 2018, the same year he and Midby began dating.