Ed Thomas, Iowa HS Football Coach, Killed by Former Player

A popular high school football coach in Iowa was killed this morning by a former player who was supposed to have been in a hospital for psychiatric evaluation. Ed Thomas, 58, was in the Aplington-Parkersburg High School weight room at approximately 7:45 a.m. when 24-year-old Mark Becker allegedly came in and began firing a handgun, according to the Iowa Department of Public Safety. The weight room was crowded with about 20 high school football players preparing for the fall season, but none...Full Story
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