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Dayton Shooter Described as 'Funny' With 'A Kind Smile' in Family-Written Obit

Neither obit posted on the funeral home's site for the shooter and his sister, Megan Betts, mentions how they died.

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    (Published Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019)

    The gunman who murdered nine people including his sister in Dayton, Ohio, earlier this month is being described as a "funny, articulate and intelligent" with a "kind smile."

    Funeral directors at Conner & Koch Life Celebration Home in Bellbrook posted glowing, online obituaries of the Dayton shooter and sister Megan "Baby Chica" Betts, who was gunned down during her brother's Aug. 4 attack, without mentioning how they died.

    "A funny, articulate and intelligent man with striking blue eyes and a kind smile, Connor Stephen Betts, age 24, of Bellbrook, passed away Sunday, August 4th, 2019," the obit casually stated.

    The posting goes on to mention that Betts was a grill cook at Chipotle, an avid reader, enjoyed swimming, was a Boy Scout, was in his high school marching band, played Xbox games and loved watching the Fox animated show "Bob's Burgers."

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    "Connor will be missed immensely by his friends, family, and especially his good dog Teddy," the obit said.

    Brian Koch, the funeral home's owner said the obituaries were written by the siblings' family.