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Romance writer allegedly murdered chef man at the Oregon Culinary Institute

Nancy Crampton-Brophy, 68, was Wednesday arrested for allegedly killing her husband in a culinary school in Oregon in June.

(Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office)

A romance writer in Oregon was arrested Wednesday allegedly after the killing of her chef husband at a culinary school in Oregon last June.

Nancy Crampton-Brophy, 68, was arrested at her home in Beaverton, The Oregonian reported. Her husband, 63-year-old Daniel Brophy, was injured found in a kitchen by students of the Oregon Culinary Intitute on June 2, and eventually died there.

The day after his death, a Facebook account seemingly belonging to Crampton-Brophy mourned the man’s death. Crampton-Brophy wrote her husband was killed yesterday morning” and that they “are swamped” and not “function”.

But still, a neighbor of the couple told the news outlet that Crampton-Brophy did not seem affected by the death of her husband, and police considered her a suspect in the murder.

Crampton-Brophy is an author of several novels and a biography on her website says her books are about beautiful men and strong women, about families that don’t always work, and about the joy of finding love and the difficulty of making the stay.”

Crampton-Brophy is an author of several novels and a biography on her website says her books are about beautiful men and strong women, about families that don’t always work, and about the joy of finding love and the difficulty of making the stay.”

(Amazon)

Crampton-Brophy has reportedly been booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center in Portland on charges of murder and unlawful use of a firearm.

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