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Dr. Timothy Jorden's body found 2 days after he's thought to have killed ex-girlfriend.
The soldier-turned-doctor wanted in a murder investigation likely committed suicide hours after gunning down his ex-girlfriend in the Buffalo, NY, hospital where they worked.
Search teams found Dr. Timothy Jorden’s body, still dressed in scrubs, inside a ravine a short distance from his home, The Buffalo News reported.
Police believe Jorden, a former Army Special Forces soldier, shot Jackie Wisniewski on Wednesday at pointblank range.
Staff found her body inside a stairwell at Erie County Medical Center.
Jorden’s neighbor, Tom Wrzosek, told The Associated Press he heard a single gunshot coming from dense brush shortly after Wisniewski died.
Jorden died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, and an autopsy is underway, police said.
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“It’s terrible,” Wrzosek told the AP. “It’s a tragic situation. Nobody wins in a situation like this.”
Wisniewski confided in friends she feared for her life, the AP reported.
She said Jorden installed a GPS device in her car, and once held her captive at knifepoint.
In a strange twist, Buffalo police arrested a fellow officer found near Jorden’s house after the murder, WIVB reported.
Police arrested off-duty officer Martin Motley outside Jorden’s home with his own gun, $5,000 and a Rolex, according to the TV station.
Motley’s lawyer issued a statement Thursday saying the officer was concerned about Jorden’s behavior and went to the house to check on him.
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