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Alleged Killer of Deputy Greenwood Committed Suicide

The motives that could have led to the shooting remain unknown.

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  • William Kenny, the 64-yr old identified by Baytown Police as the killer of Assistant  Chief Deputy Clint Greenwood. (Photo Credit: Baytown Police Department)
    William Kenny, the 64-yr old identified by Baytown Police as the killer of Assistant Chief Deputy Clint Greenwood. (Photo Credit: Baytown Police Department)
  • William Kenny, the 64-yr old identified by Baytown Police as the killer of Assistant  Chief Deputy Clint Greenwood. (Photo Credit: Baytown Police Department)
    William Kenny, the 64-yr old identified by Baytown Police as the killer of Assistant Chief Deputy Clint Greenwood. (Photo Credit: Baytown Police Department)
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Investigators with the Baytown Police Department say Assistant Chief Deputy Clint Greenwood was killed by William Kenny, 64, of Houston.

Kenny apparently shot himself near Ben Taub Hospital last Tuesday – a day after Greenwood's death and with the same gun the Harris County Precinct 3 deputy constable was killed with.

Lt. Steve Dorris with the Baytown Police Department's criminal investigations division said Kenny had filed several complaints with the Harris County Sheriff's Office, "but why Assistant Chief Deputy Greenwood was the person that he went after we just don't know right now, and unfortunately that's one of those questions that will be difficult for us to answer because the person that can answer it is no longer here."

A website registered under the name Bill Kenny mentions Greenwood among other public servants who he claims conspired against him.

Lt. Dorris would not confirm that there's a connection.

"Our detectives still have a lot of work to do," he said. "And we will continue to work this investigation as if he is still alive and planning to go forth with the prosecution on it."

Greenwood was gunned down outside the Baytown Courthouse annex where he worked.

The crime has been investigated by several law enforcement agencies, including Baytown PD, the FBI and the Texas Rangers.

They used surveillance video from different locations to track down the vehicle used by the suspect until they got a good shot of Kenny.

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