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Joint Base Lewis-McChord colonel accused of beating wife during police stand-off

Joint Base Lewis-McChord colonel accused of beating wife during police stand-off
Prosecutors charged the chief of staff of I Corps with first-degree kidnapping, two counts of second-degree assault, two counts of felony harassment and reckless endangerment.

She heard him say "Let's do this" before going into the garage where he stored guns and coming back into the home, records say.Ray talked about his extensive training in combat and experience with the 1st Special Forces Group, records say."He stated that he had killed a lot of people and he had no problem killing law enforcement if they made attempts to arrest him," records say.(Tribune News Service) — The chief of staff assigned to I Corps at Joint Base Lewis-McChord is accused of beating his wife in front of their children and repeatedly threatening to kill himself during a stand-off with police at the family's DuPont home.

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