Stories tagged with: Rachelle Grimmer

December 9, 2011 - 11:35pm
2 years 18 weeks ago

BY PAUL J. WEBER
ASSOCIATED PRESS

LAREDO, TEXAS (AP) -- IN ONE OF THE POOREST COUNTIES IN THE U.S., NEIGHBORS STILL PITIED RACHELLE GRIMMER AND HER CHILDREN. GRIMMER WOULD WALK DOWN THE HIGHWAY AFTER MIDNIGHT AND BEG CLOSING CREWS AT RESTAURANTS FOR FOOD THEY PLANNED TO THROW AWAY.

HER CHILDREN, 12-YEAR-OLD RAMIE AND 10-YEAR-OLD TIMOTHY, DIDN'T GO TO SCHOOL. THEY BATHED OUTSIDE THE FAMILY'S TRAILER WITH THE GARDEN HOSE. TIMOTHY WORE THE SAME CAMOUFLAGE SHORTS DAY AFTER...

December 8, 2011 - 10:09pm
2 years 18 weeks ago

A second child shot in a Texas welfare office standoff has died.

The NBC affiliate in Laredo, Texas reports that 10-year-old Timothy Grimmer passed away Thursday in a San Antonio hospital.

Timothy's 12-year-old sister Ramie died Wednesday. Authorities say the two children were shot by their mother, 38-year-old Rachelle Grimmer, who is formerly of Crooksville. Both children were shot in their head at point-blank range following a standoff Monday. Rachelle Grimmer then killed...

December 7, 2011 - 6:11pm
2 years 18 weeks ago

The 12-year-old daughter of Rachelle Grimmer died Wednesday afternoon.

Ramie Grimmer passed away in a Texas hospital and her 10-year-old brother Timothy remains in critical condition.

Authorities said Grimmer shot her children and then killed herself during a standoff in a state building where the family had been denied food stamps. Ramie had posted on her Facebook page during the standoff.

Grimmer and her children moved to Texas from Ohio this summer.  Her...

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