Hygienist shot on Capitol Hill leads to confusion about reasons why

Oct. 4, 2013
Connecticut hygienist Miram Carey apparently suffeerd from postpartum depression as she sparked fatal car chase near Congress.

Video shows start of car chase.

Widespread media speculation suggest that Connecticut dental hygienist Miriam Carey was suffering from post-partem depression as she sparked a chase in the heart of Washington, D.C. that resulted in her death on Thursday.

Some journalists expressed dismay over the shooting on Twitter.

Carey remains listed on the staff on the website for Bronx Dental Implants and Periodontics in Bronx, N.Y.