Romance writer accused of killing husband in Portland

Posted at 8:15 AM, Sep 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-10 09:15:30-04

Portland police have arrested a romance author in connection to the shooting death of her husband.

Police say 68-year-old Nancy L. Crampton-Brophy shot her husband Daniel C. Brophy inside the Oregon Culinary Institute, where he taught. He died shortly after being shot. 

According to her website, Compton-Brophy is an author who specializes in 'fiction books under the Romance Suspense genre."

Compton-Brophy has been charged with murder and unlawful use of a weapon. 

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