Relatives: Pa. woman killed by ex 1 day before child-support hearing


MONACA, Pa. (AP) — Those close to a woman who was shot and killed by her estranged husband at a Penn State satellite campus before he turned the gun on himself say she’d become increasingly afraid for her safety.

Pennsylvania State Police say 49-year-old Lesli Kelly was on break from her shift at the campus cafeteria Wednesday when her ex-husband arrived, saying he had Christmas gifts for their children.

The woman had a brief conversation with 52-year-old William Kelly before he pulled out a handgun and fired.

Her current boyfriend and co-worker tells WTAE-TV he saw the shooting from their workplace window.

While police say they received harassment complaints, Lesli Kelly never filed a protection order against him.

Her family says the two were scheduled for a court hearing Thursday on child-support payments. Their children are 12, 14 and 18.

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