‘He just had a lot of demons’: Ex-Wife Of Texas Gunman Says He Threatened To Kill Her Entire Family

‘He just had a lot of demons’: Ex-wife of Texas church massacre gunman says he was filled with ‘hatred’ and threatened to kill her entire family


The former wife of the gunman who rained terror on a Texas church has spoken out about her brief and turbulent marriage to the killer.

Tessa Brennaman, the 25-year-old first wife of shooter Devin Patrick Kelley, talked with Inside Edition on Friday, in her first interview since he killed 26 in a Sutherland Springs, Texas church last weekend.


‘He just had a lot of demons or hatred inside of him,’ said Brennaman, adding that Kelley had threatened to kill her and her whole family.

In once incident, Kelley flew into a rage over a speeding ticket, she recalled.

‘And he had a gun in his holster right here and he took that gun out, and he put it to my temple and he told me, “Do you want to die? Do you want to die?”‘ Brennaman recalled.

Brennaman (pictured) married Kelley in April 2011, and divorced him the following year after a brief and turbulent marriage. Kelley pleaded guilty to assaulting her and her young son

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