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IN COLD BLOOD: Grandfather of Nine Among The Slaughtered in Navy Yard Massacre

Nine of the 12 workers killed in the Navy Yard massacre – including a loving grandfather-of-nine – were identified after doctors revealed late Monday a woman shot in the head, another woman struck in the shoulder and a police officer shot in the legs should survive.

Michael Arnold, 59, Sylvia Frasier, 53, Kathy Gaarde, 62, John Roger Johnson, 73, Frank Kohler, 50, Kenneth Bernard Proctor, 46 and Vishnu Pandit, 61, had all been killed, the Metropolitan Police Department said. Mary DeLorenzo Knight, 51, was also among the victims, according to a family spokesperson.

The identities of the additional victims were not released, however the wife of 19-year-Navy Yard veteran Arthur Daniels, 51, told The Washington Post that her husband – a hardworking grandfather of nine – was killed in the shooting.

Priscilla Daniels wept as she described the last time she saw her husband alive as he left for work around 6.30am – an hour and a half before a gunman opened fire at his Washington D.C. workplace.

She was told late on Monday that Mr Daniels didn’t make it.

‘I don’t know why they shot him. He was a good father and hard worker,’ Mrs Daniels said.

One of his five children, Arthur Junior, added: ‘We can’t understand why. All he did was go to work. That was his only crime.’

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