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Daughter says she's in shock after dad's arrest

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A daughter of a man charged with murder in the shooting death of two Iowa police officers says she's in shock that her father might have done such a thing.

Samantha Greene says she talked by phone with her father, Scott Michael Greene, just two hours before police say he fatally shot Des Moines Sgt. Anthony Beminio and Urbandale officer Justin Martin.

Police say the officers were killed in separate ambush-style attacks while sitting in their patrol cars early Wednesday morning.

Samantha Greene says she had a normal conversation with her father around 11 p.m. Tuesday. The 25-year-old says her dad has been upset at losing his father to cancer and the breakup of a relationship, but that he showed no unusual signs of anger.

She spoke outside the Polk County Jail after watching her father's first appearance before a judge. She said he had the "deepest sympathy" for the officers' families. She says her father has never expressed "any ill action or thought against the police, so it's a complete shock."

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