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Alabama deputy kills sheriff’s office employee he was dating in murder-suicide: Officials

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An Alabama sheriff’s deputy allegedly killed an office employee he was dating in what’s being considered a murder-suicide.

The Cullman County, Alabama, Sheriff said in a press release that deputy Kenneth Booth killed Lexi White, a shift supervisor, on Thursday during an apparent argument in Orange Beach, according to FOX affiliate WALA.

Officials said the argument escalated to the point where Booth eventually pulled out a weapon and killed White.

Booth then took his own life, according to officials.

The incident is under investigation by the Orange Beach Police Department.

Adam Sabes is a writer for Fox News Digital. Story tips can be sent to and on Twitter @asabes10.


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