Tuesday, April 23, 2013
"REDWOOD CITY, CA — A woman shot and killed in her Redwood City home, allegedly by her husband, was identified Tuesday as a counselor at a prep school in San Jose.
"Sandra Padgett, 72, was found dead in her home on the 1700 block of Carleton Court shortly before 12:50 a.m. Monday, authorities said. She had been shot in the head.
"Her husband was also in the home, badly wounded from what police said was a self-inflicted shot to the head. Police did not release his name.
"He was in critical condition at a hospital. Police say that he shot and killed his wife and that no other assailants are being sought.
"Padgett was founder and co-director of the college counseling program at the Harker School in San Jose, where she had worked since 1998."