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Miriam Carey: The Woman Killed at the U.S. Capitol

Details are slowly emerging about Miriam Carey, the 34-year-old Connecticut dental hygienist who led police on a wild chase around Washington D.C. before being shot to death near Capitol Hill, but nothing whatsoever resembling a history of violence or even a motive has emerged. Friends and family are describing her as “happy,” “non-political” and someone who had “a wonderful life.” She had some bouts with depression (possibly post-partum), but her boss, Dr. Steven Oken, told ABC News that “I would never in a million years believe that she would do something like this. It’s the furthest thing from anything I would think she would do, especially with her child in the car. I am floored that it would be her.” That child in the car remains a mystery as well, and it remains unclear whether she was Carey’s daughter or not.

One last tidbit. NBC is reporting that Carey may have believed that President Barack Obama was stalking her …

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