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PD: Man Killed Daughter in Apparent Murder-Suicide

A neighbor discovered the bodies of 60-year-old Daniel Randall and 27-year-old Claire Randall on Thursday at a home in Hebron

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    PD: Man Killed Daughter in Apparent Murder-Suicide
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    Police in Maine say it appears a former chaplain who worked with Roger Williams University students fatally shot his daughter before turning the gun on himself.

    A neighbor discovered the bodies of 56-year-old Daniel Randall and 27-year-old Claire Randall on Thursday at a home in Hebron. Police say Daniel Randall's body was found on a porch with a shotgun nearby. Claire Randall's body was found in a bathroom.

    Police say he was released from an alcohol treatment facility Thursday morning. State police say he bought a shotgun after leaving the facility, killed his daughter and then killed himself.

    He was estranged from his wife and did not have a key to the home. Officials say he broke into the home through a garage door. Police say he had also been served divorce papers this week.

    Police say Claire Randall moved to Maine this year from Rhode Island to stay with her mother and brother, who were not home at the time of the shootings.

    From 2009 to 2012, Roger Williams University paid Daniel Randall as a vendor to be an affiliated chaplain.

    He was also a former pastor at First Congregational Church in Bristol, Rhode Island. He also once served as a chaplain in the Air Force.

    Police are tracking where he bought the shotgun.

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