New Jersey cop Philip Seidle shoots ex-wife dead in front of daughter after car chase


New Jersey cop Philip Seidle shoots ex-wife dead in front of daughter after car chase
Originally published on 17 June, 2015

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An off-duty police sergeant shot and killed his ex-wife in front of their 7-year-old daughter after a car chase in Asbury Park, New Jersey on Tuesday, authorities said.

Philip Seidle was for unknown reasons involved in a car chase with his ex-wife Tamara Seidle when she crashed into another car, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office told Reuters. He is reported to have used his service weapon, a .40-caliber Glock, and fired several shots into the driver’s side of his ex-wife’s car.

Following the shooting, Seidle turned the gun on himself but didn’t pull the trigger, reports the Asbury Park Press. Police at the scene convinced him to then take his daughter from his vehicle, after which he fired more shots through the windshield.

Seidle then pointed the gun back at his head, and there was a 30-minute standoff before he surrendered. Police charged him with first-degree murder, second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and second-degree endangering the welfare of a child.

Seidle and his wife were both 51 and shared nine children, aged 7 to 24.

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