Mark Wallen called his daughter’s death “a senseless tragedy.”“She was a woman of faith,” he told reporters Thursday outside the Montgomery County Courthouse in Rockville.
“And right now she is in the arms of God.”A judge ordered Tessier held without bond pending a return to court Oct. Howard County schools officials sent crisis teams Thursday morning to Wilde Lake High School and Murray Hill Middle School, where Wallen previously taught.
A gathering of a few hundred students, parents and school staff quietly gathered around p.m. Candles, flowers and fond memories helped students of Howard County teacher Laura Wallen honor her memory Thursday night during a candlelight vigil outside Murray Hill Middle School in Laurel.
A gathering of a few hundred students, parents and school staff quietly gathered around p.m. (Andrew Michaels)Police say Tessier also admitted to driving Wallen’s car to an apartment complex in Columbia, removing the front tag and disposing of her driver’s license and i Phone.
She was shot in the back of the head, according to autopsy findings released Thursday night.
Tessier is charged with first-degree murder in her death.
As Ukraine struggles with corruption and a hot war with pro-Russian separatists in the east, including the devastating destruction Wednesday of one of its largest weapons depots through a likely act of sabotage, keeping the European Union and more importantly the International Monetary Fund happy would seem like an urgent priority.
Ironically enough, Brent and I traveled in the same circles in our little northern New York but never met each other. You gave this couple the best gift in the world, each other. As newlyweds, we are happier than ever and are now working on starting a family. I truly believe we will live a long and loving life together.She had the ability to connect with her students, he said, and they won’t forget her.“She’s one of those special teachers that aims for the heart before she aims for the head,” he said. Four months pregnant, she said she was “just looking for an explanation …woman to woman.”“It’s important that some things are cleared up and I would imagine that if you were in my position, you’d want some answers as well,” Wallen wrote, according to police.Their daughter Laura Wallen was found dead Wednesday in a shallow grave in a secluded field in Damascus, Montgomery County police said.(Jen Rynda/Baltimore Sun Media Group video) Mark and Gwen Wallen make a statement on behalf of their family at Maryland District Court on Thursday, September 14, 2017.They say he had misspelled the ex-boyfriend’s name.