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February 12, 1991 | Associated Press
A television anchorwoman who was haunted by threatening calls and a letter from a rebuffed male admirer was shot to death in her driveway, but investigators Monday didn't rule out other suspects. Diane Newton King of WUHQ-TV in Battle Creek was shot twice Saturday night as she turned to get her two children out of her car. Police officers searched the farmhouse where Newton King, 34, and her husband, former police officer Bradford King, lived with their 3-year-old son and 3-month-old daughter.
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February 13, 1991 | ERIC HARRISON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
First there were the phone calls, a series of them last summer. An adoring fan wanted to talk about the news business, and then he wanted more. Next came the letter: Scary stuff, in hindsight. The words were composed of letters cut from newspapers and magazines, words reportedly warning Battle Creek television news anchorwoman Diane Newton King that she'd be sorry if she wouldn't meet for lunch.
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February 13, 1991 | ERIC HARRISON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
First there were the phone calls, a series of them last summer. An adoring fan wanted to talk about the news business, and then he wanted more. Next came the letter: Scary stuff, in hindsight. The words were composed of letters cut from newspapers and magazines, words reportedly warning Battle Creek television news anchorwoman Diane Newton King that she'd be sorry if she wouldn't meet for lunch.
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February 12, 1991 | Associated Press
A television anchorwoman who was haunted by threatening calls and a letter from a rebuffed male admirer was shot to death in her driveway, but investigators Monday didn't rule out other suspects. Diane Newton King of WUHQ-TV in Battle Creek was shot twice Saturday night as she turned to get her two children out of her car. Police officers searched the farmhouse where Newton King, 34, and her husband, former police officer Bradford King, lived with their 3-year-old son and 3-month-old daughter.
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December 17, 1992 | COMPILED FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS
BACKGROUND: Last March, View reported on the sniper slaying of Diane Newton King, a Battle Creek, Mich., television anchorwoman whose death rocked the nearby town where she lived. Newton King, 34, was shot through the heart Feb. 9, 1991, as she returned home from visiting her parents. Nearly a year later, her husband, Bradford King, was arrested for the crime, drawing international attention to Marshall, where quiet streets are lined with lovingly restored Victorian homes.
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January 11, 1993 | COMPILED FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS
BACKGROUND: Last March, View reported on the sniper slaying of Diane Newton King, a Battle Creek, Mich., television anchorwoman whose death rocked the nearby town where she lived. Newton King, 34, was shot through the heart Feb. 9, 1991, in front of her two young children as she returned home from a visit to her parents. Nearly a year later, her husband, Bradford King, was arrested, focusing international attention on the town of Marshall.
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February 1, 1992 | From Associated Press
Nearly a year after a television news anchorwoman was shot to death outside her home, authorities in Denver on Friday arrested her husband as the prime suspect. Bradford King was being held in Denver pending arraignment and an extradition hearing, said Robin Ivey, administrative assistant to Calhoun County, Mich., Sheriff Jon Olson. Diane Newton King, 34, was shot twice on Feb. 9, 1991, as she stepped from her car at her rural home.
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February 11, 1991 | From Times Wire Services
Authorities are investigating the weekend slaying of a television anchorwoman who told a former boss that she had received a letter warning she would regret turning down a lunch date. Diane Newton King, 34, was found fatally shot outside her home Saturday and was pronounced dead a short time later at Oaklawn Hospital. Police said King was shot as she arrived home Saturday evening and was turning around to get her young children out of the car.
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March 29, 1992 | GARRY ABRAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The countryside was patched with late-winter snow the evening that Diane Newton King came home to her death. As the 34-year-old newscaster pulled a Jeep Wagoneer up to her rented house in the early darkness, her killer lay snugly in the loft of the barn overlooking the gravel driveway. Newton King, wearing a sweat shirt with an American flag emblazoned across the chest, got out of the car. The killer shot her through the heart. While she lay dying, the sniper, firing a bolt-action .
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