Texas pastor fatally beaten was 'man of integrity'
FOREST HILL, Texas (AP) -- Rev. Danny Kirk Sr. greeted everyone walking into his Texas church on Sundays with a big hug. He spent weekdays visiting folks in the hospital or doing household repairs for the needy.
Church members are now looking for answers following the violent death of a pastor they described as a "man of integrity."
Police in the Fort Worth suburb of Forest Hill say Kirk was killed Monday by a man who rammed a car into a church wall, then chased and beat Kirk with a guitar.
Police say they don't know the motive or if the attacker knew Kirk. The suspect, who police subdued by using a Taser, died after being taken into custody.
Associate minister Claudie Loftin says the 800-member church is grieving but will recover with God's help.