NORFOLK, Va. — Norfolk police said a former naval officer killed his wife and then himself two days before the final hearing on the couple’s divorce.
Police found the bodies of 63-year-old Robert Klosterman and his 57-year-old wife Rebecca Klosterman inside the couple’s home Sunday. Police said Monday that Klosterman shot his wife and then himself.
According to court records, a final hearing on the couple’s divorce had been scheduled for Tuesday.
Robert Klosterman was the first commander of the nuclear carrier USS John C. Stennis, commissioned in 1995.