Recovering alcoholic Bennett had recently lost his plumbing job, and gotten news of his former wife having a boyfriend. Distraught, Bennett sat in his car firing a weapon through the windshield. As local police responded, he led them on a brief low-speed chase around the neighborhood, then returned to his house, where they shot him to death.

ID: 1238

Victms Name: Tommy Bennett
Age:
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Roanoke Rapids
County: Halifax
State: NC
Zip Code: 27870
Country: United States of America

Agency: Roanoke Rapids Police Department, Halifax County Sheriff’s Office

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Recovering alcoholic Bennett had recently lost his plumbing job, and gotten news of his former wife having a boyfriend. Distraught, Bennett sat in his car firing a weapon through the windshield. As local police responded, he led them on a brief low-speed chase around the neighborhood, then returned to his house, where they shot him to death.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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