Pastor of Victim Reacts to Huntsville Murder-Suicide

[image] The pastor of one of the victims of a Huntsville murder-suicide speaks out.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WZDX) - The pastor of one of the victims from Saturday's standoff is speaking out.

Ashley Spangler graduated from Huntsville Christian School.

Pastor Reggie Whiddon has known Ashley since she was in the 5th grade.

Whiddon says the news of Ashley's death has devastated school employees.

Whiddon says, "They were very devastated as I broke the news to them. It just became very devastating, emotional moments over the phone."

"She loved her children. She has two children. She loved her children very deeply very much. From my perspective, she was a good mom. She showed those kids she loved them quite a bit," says Whiddon.

Spangler's 5-year-old son was in the house at the time of her murder.

Pastor Whiddon says she was a loving mother. Her son is currently with the Department of Human Resources.

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