Wife arrested after Oregon chef died in culinary school

Daniel Brophy, 63, was shot dead on June 2 at the Oregon Culinary Institute, where he was a principal instructor.

A romantic writer from Oregon was arrested for allegedly shooting her husband in the culinary school where he was a principal instructor.

Nancy L. Crampton-Brophy, 68, was arrested Wednesday at her home in Beaverton on charges of killing her husband Daniel Brophy, 63, on June 2 at the Oregon Culinary Institute.

Crampton-Brophy, who has published novels titled The Wrong Husband & # 39; and 'The Wrong Lover', was hired at the Multnomah County Detention Center accused of murder and illegal use of a firearm, according to Oregon Live.

Daniel Brophy, 63, was shot dead on June 2 at the Oregon Culinary Institute, where he was a principal instructor.

Nancy L. Crampton-Brophy, 68, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of killing her husband

Nancy L. Crampton-Brophy, 68, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of killing her husband

Nancy L. Crampton-Brophy, 68 (right), was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of killing her husband Daniel Brophy, 63 (left), who was shot dead on June 2 at the Oregon Culinary Institute , where I was the main instructor.

The day after her murder, she posted on Facebook announcing her death saying "please save the phone calls for a few days". and I'm struggling to make sense of everything now & # 39;

The day after her murder, she posted on Facebook announcing her death saying "please save the phone calls for a few days". and I'm struggling to make sense of everything now & # 39;

The day after her murder, she posted on Facebook announcing her death saying "please save the phone calls for a few days". and I'm struggling to make sense of everything now & # 39;

On June 2, 2018, Brophy was gunned down in the kitchen area of ​​the school by his horrified students.

He worked at the school since 2006 and was an expert in marine biology and fungi, according to the institute's website.

Crampton-Brophy is an author and lived with her husband in Beaverton.

A day after her death, she took Facebook to share a mysterious message announcing her death and urging her friends to refrain from calling her.

"For my Facebook friends and family, I have sad news to tell, my husband and my best friend, chef Dan Brophy, died yesterday morning, for those of you who are close to me and feel that this deserved a call telephone, they are right, but I am struggling to make sense of everything at this moment, "he wrote.

Crampton-Brophy, who has published titled novels & # 39; The Wrong Hero & # 39; "Hell On The Heart" was hired at the Multnomah County Detention Center accused of murder and illegal use of a firearm.

He was found dead at the Culinary Institute of Oregon, where he was a principal instructor for the students, pictured left with a friend

He was found dead at the Culinary Institute of Oregon, where he was a principal instructor for the students, pictured left with a friend

He was found dead at the Culinary Institute of Oregon, where he was a principal instructor for the students, pictured left with a friend

Crampton-Brophy imagined selling her novels, which she describes as "romance suspense" with titles like "The Wrong Husband" and "The Wrong Lover." She was imprisoned on charges of murder and illegal use of a weapon

Crampton-Brophy imagined selling her novels, which she describes as "romance suspense" with titles like "The Wrong Husband" and "The Wrong Lover." She was imprisoned on charges of murder and illegal use of a weapon

Crampton-Brophy imagined selling her novels, which she describes as "romance suspense" with titles like "The Wrong Husband" and "The Wrong Lover." She was imprisoned on charges of murder and illegal use of a weapon

Brophy was shot deadly here at the Culinary Institute of Oregon, where he taught

Brophy was shot deadly here at the Culinary Institute of Oregon, where he taught

Brophy was shot deadly here at the Culinary Institute of Oregon, where he taught

"Although I appreciate all your love responses, I am overwhelmed, please keep the phone calls for a few days until it can work," he added.

On her website, she writes that she is married to a chef "whose mantra is: life is a science project".

"Like all marriages, we have had our ups and downs, more good times than bad," he adds.

She says that her suspense stories of romance are about "nice men and strong women, about families that do not always work and about the joy of finding love and the difficulty of making it stay".

She wrote & # 39; The Wrong Series & # 39; with titled books & # 39; The Wrong Cop & # 39 ;, & # 39; The Wrong Husband & # 39 ;, & # 39; The Wrong Seal & # 39 ;, & # 39; The Wrong Lover & # 39 ;, & # 39 ; The Wrong Hero & # 39;

It is scheduled for its first appearance in court in Multnomah County on Thursday afternoon.

It is not immediately clear if Crampton-Brophy has a lawyer.

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