Suspect Killed by Modesto Police Identified

FRESNO, Calif. They also say it's possible -- this was a case of "suicide by cop".

Investigators say 43-year-old Elizabeth Catherine Kropp walked on to Everett Elementary School in Northwest Modesto Tuesday afternoon, armed with a large knife.

When officers tried to confront Kropp, they say --she charged at them. That's when officers say they were forced to shoot her.

It's believed Kropp lived near the school and that she had a mental health history. No students or school staff were injured during Tuesday's incident.

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