Nine months after elementary school principal Jennifer Dupras and her mother, Cynthia Houk, were fatally shot in their Fresno, Calif., home, police arrest Jennifer’s estranged husband, Alan, for murder
STARTING OVER Jennifer (at right, with Cynthia) enjoyed living with her mom, says a friend. “She saw beauty in life.”

Known for her punctuality, organization and planning skills—qualities that had served her well as principal at Washington Elementary School in Kingsburg, Calif.—Jennifer Dupras had put all the pieces of her life in place to start a new chapter. Last fall she retired from a 26-year career in education, filed for divorce to end a troubled 26-year marriage and moved into her childhood home in Fresno to savor

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