The person who killed his estranged spouse, a Dallas health worker, inside her workplace earlier than turning the gun on himself, was recognized as a former faculty basketball participant, authorities stated Friday.
James “Jed” Frost, who performed on the College of Missouri within the early Nineteen Nineties, fatally shot his spouse, Dr. Beth Ellen Frost, on Tuesday afternoon inside her workplace on the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Workplace, officers stated.
The taking pictures remains to be underneath investigation, a Dallas County Sheriff’s spokeswoman stated.
A key query within the ongoing probe will probably be how James Frost bought into his estranged spouse’s second-floor workplace by means of the worker entrance, Dallas County commissioner John Wiley Value stated.
The gunman would have wanted to indicate an worker badge to get into the workplace of his spouse, who filed for divorce earlier this yr, based on Value.
“We’ll overview all the safety protocols,” Value stated. “I’ve all-access and I can not get in there.”
First responders rushed to Dr. Frost’s workplace close to downtown Dallas after pictures have been heard at about 4:45 p.m., sheriff’s deputies stated.
The scene of the crime will probably be transformed to a storage room, Value stated, so nobody must use that area as his or her workplace sooner or later.
“We do not count on anybody to occupy that workplace,” Value stated. “I am doing it due to the incident that occurred.”
Frost, 51, was a senior on the Tigers’ memorable 1993-94 squad that went 28-4 total and 14-0 within the Massive 8 Convention underneath Collegiate Basketball Corridor of Fame coach Norm Stewart.
The 6-foot-1 guard was a walk-on who performed in 79 video games for the Tigers, all however six of them as a back-up.
Dr. Frost, 46, was licensed in forensic pathology and had been working towards in Texas for 3 years, based on state medical board data. She had no document of any disciplinary motion or felony arrests.