Iowa high school football coach shot and killed by a former player inside school weight room

ASSOCIATED PRESS – A 24-year-old former high school football player walked into the school’s weight room Wednesday morning and fatally shot his former coach, before sheriff’s deputies arrested him at a nearby home a short time later, authorities said. Mark Becker shot Aplington-Parkersburg High School football coach Ed Thomas several times with a handgun after walking into the room at about 8 a.m., authorities said. Thomas was rushed to nearby Waterloo hospital, where he died.

About a year ago, ESPN did a nice piece on Ed Thomas …

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