Amber Marie Anderson Meyer (1090)



5/16/2002: Edgar "Justin" Meyer shot and killed his ex-wife (or girlfriend?) and her boyfriend in an apparent custody dispute. Meyer and his current wife left the scene with his son, 5, in Meyer's truck, beginning a multi-agency manhunt involving several pursuits and gunfire exchanges through three counties. The Meyers eventually fled into the woods on foot, where the couple was found dead, reportedly from self-inflicted gunshot wounds. The child was unharmed. Meyer had apparently been a drug informant for the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics two years earlier, when agents were trying to catch a physician prescribing painkillers outside of his medical practice. Meyer's knees had reportedly been crushed in a childhood accident. http://www.dailyleader.com/2002/05/17/officers-under-fire-in-chase/

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