Penny Smith and Kristy C Thow Wiki – Penny Smith and Kristy C Thow Biography
Penny Smith and Kristy C Thow, a loving Kansas mother, and daughter, were killed in a suspected murder-suicide carried out by the mother’s husband, according to investigators.
Kristy C. Thow, 29, of Shawnee, and her mother, Penny Smith, 50, died at the hospital after a “domestic shooting” at Smith’s house in Kansas City shortly before 11 p.m. on May 18, according to various press releases from the Kansas City Police Department.
A third victim, who was not identified by authorities, was treated and released from a local hospital. Smith’s husband, Christopher Smith, 51, was discovered dead after an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to authorities. A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to assist gather funds for Thow’s surviving daughter’s college fund and to support other remaining family members.
Penny Smith, 50, and Kristy C Thow, 29, years old.
Killed by Mom’s ‘Crazed Domestic Abuser’ Husband in Murder-Suicide
“Kristy was a single mom, raising Camilla and helping her sister’s children,” according to the campaign, which was set up by a lady who identified herself as Kristy’s aunt. “She had a golden heart and lived life to the fullest!” She will be sorely missed.” Kristy was “shot multiple times protecting the lives of her sister and her mother, my sister, from a crazed domestic abuser,” according to the campaign. Smith is survived by two more daughters and three grandchildren, according to the fundraising. The KCKPD is still investigating the event.
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