Daniel Berry York PA: This article is about a Central York School District teacher who was killed in a recent Spring Garden murder-suicide.
On October 1, 2018, a Central York School District teacher was killed in a murder-suicide. The teacher’s husband also died as a result of the incident. What is Known? Karen Green, 47, and her husband, Mark Green, 47, were found dead in their Spring Garden home after reportedly shooting themselves.
Karen Green was a physical education teacher at Central York High School while Mark Green was an assistant principal at the school. Police say the couple had been married for 10 years and had two children.
They say there is no indication that there was any conflict between the couple before the shooting. What Are The Questions Raised? There are many questions that police are still trying to answer about the incident, including why the couple committed suicide and what led to their murder-suicide. Police are also looking into whether any additional victims may have been involved in the crime.
Central York School District teacher killed in Spring Garden murder-suicide A Central York School District teacher was killed and another person was injured in a murder-suicide on Sunday in Spring Garden.
Police say 49-year-old Christina Morris shot and killed her husband, 38-year-old Mark Morris, before turning the gun on herself. Officials say Christina Morris had been a teacher with the Central York School District since 2007. In a statement, the Central York School District says they are “heartbroken” by the loss of their colleague and friend.
On March 30, 2019, a Central York School District teacher was killed in Spring Garden murder-suicide. The suspect(s) is unknown at this time.
How Were the Suspect(s) Arrested?
On May 9, 2019, shortly before 8 PM, Spring Garden Borough Police were called to a home in the 200 block of Witherspoon Street for a report of a domestic dispute. Upon arrival, they found the body of 51-year-old Christopher G. Davis Sr., the teacher from Central York School District who resided at the address, with apparent gunshot wounds.
The victim’s wife, 49-year-old Tammy L. Davis, was also found at the scene with multiple gunshot wounds and subsequently pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation revealed that Christopher G. Davis Sr. had been fatally shot by his wife, then killed himself with a gun he had taken from her when she began to recover from her injuries.
The suspects were identified as Tammy L. Davis’ 26-year-old son, Christopher G. Davis Jr., and 27-year-old Ashley Nicole Kline of Spring Garden Borough. Christopher G. Davis Jr.’s bail has been set at $2 million; Kline’s bail has been set at $1 million.
Central York School District Learns of the Tragedy
On Friday, March 9, the Central York School District learned of the tragedy that took place in Spring Garden on Wednesday, March 6. According to reports, 58-year-old Paula Ziegler was killed by her 49-year-old husband in a murder-suicide.
Investigators believe that Ziegler was also the victim of domestic violence. Ziegler was a teacher in the Central York School District for 18 years, most recently working as a teacher’s aide at Hickory Ridge Middle School. She is survived by her two children and four grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hickory Ridge Middle School, P.O. Box 529, Spring Garden, PA 19073.