Bond denied for trooper in girlfriend's murder

July 24, 2012 2:52:39 PM PDT
An Illinois state trooper accused of killing his girlfriend in a botched murder suicide in the west suburbs was denied bond.

Prosecutors say Trooper Brian Himber of Chicago was off-duty when he shot 29-year-old Tracy Mays at a graduation party in Westchester on Sunday.

Police say after the shooting Himber tried to kill himself. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Himber has been charged with first-degree murder.

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