Geneva,Alabama – (AP) - Funeral services have been held for a Geneva county sheriff deputy's wife and infant daughter who were slain in a shooting rampage across two counties in rural Alabama. Deputy Josh Myers joined other law enforcement officers Tuesday in a chase to stop 28-year-old Michael McLendon, who had killed 10 people and was armed and ready to shoot more. Myers was unaware his wife Andrea and their 19-month-old daughter Corrine Gracy were among the victims. Their other
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March 13,2009 – GENEVA, Ala. (AP) - The investigation into the life of the Alabama gunman that killed 10 people and then himself paints a troubling portrait of a depressed young man who couldn't hold a job. He was also a self-proclaimed survivalist who ordered instructional videos on how to commit violence. At a news conference last night, state law enforcement officials said Michael McLendon had talked recently about being depressed over failing to become a Marine or a police officer.
Montgomery, Alabama – SAMSON, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say the gunman who killed 10 people and committed suicide in a rampage across the Alabama countryside had struggled to keep a job and left behind lists of employers and co-workers he believed had wronged him. District Attorney Gary McAliley says the lists found in Michael McLendon's home included a metals plant that had forced him to resign years ago and where he ended up killing himself Tuesday to end the rampage. At a prayer service at First Baptist Church of Samson on