Rachelle Dianne Grimmer shot her two children, Ramie, aged 12, and Timothy, aged 10, in the head in a state welfare office to protest being denied food stamps. Grimmer had been on and off of government programs for years, and had for a time lived with her children in a tent on a beach. Grimmer’s mother said her daughter was mentally ill, and that she had tried to get help for her. Grimmer homeschooled her two children.
Date: December 2011
Location: Loredo, Texas
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