News at times makes you shake your head in disbelief and wonder what underlying mental issues people have going on. Images that appear on social media never tell real the story.
On Sunday, in Scottsdale, Arizona at approximately 5 p.m. officers responded to a shooting when they arrived at the scene they found Molly Elizabeth Lillard wounded in the front of her home. The Arizona Republic reported. 28-year-old Molly was rushed to the hospital, unfortunately, it was too late. Al Toon, former New York Jet receiver lost his daughter to a senseless act that carries ripple effects for so many people. Toon’s 8-month-old grandbaby was present during the incident, something no child should ever be a part of.
Royce Dale Lillard III and Molly got married two years ago and recently had a child together. On the surface and on social media everything seemed to be going great.
On Sunday something inside Royce flipped. After putting two bullets in his wife, Royce entered their home and remained in silence for hours. At about 10:45 p.m. SWAT entered the home and found Lillard with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Two families’ lives are now forever changed. These are the only details we have at the moment, we will keep you updated when we find out more.
Molly had athletic genes just like her father. At the University of Michigan, Volleyball was her sport of choice and she excelled. The Wolverines showed their love and support for Molly on Twitter check it out.
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Photo One/Two: Daily Mail, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel