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Couple Employed at Charis Bible College Die in Apparent Murder-Suicide

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A Sunday morning double shooting caused the deaths of a couple who worked for Charis Bible College, the Colorado school founded by health-and-wealth teacher Andrew Wommack.

Deputies are investigating the deaths of 27-year-old Sean Mills and 29-year-old Adriana Trujillo Mills as a murder-suicide. The couple left behind three young children who were inside the family home in Florissant at the time of the killings. One child placed a 911 call after 7 a.m. The children were placed with the Department of Human Services until relatives could arrive from out of state to pick them up.

The couple worked at Charis, where both had previously been students. Charis and Andrew Wommack Ministries released a statement saying fellow employees “are devastated to hear of the passing” of the couple.

“Prayers are continually being made for the family and loved ones left behind, and we will certainly be doing all we can to help those grieving this horrific loss,” said the statement. “We are cooperating with the authorities and will continue to assist any way possible.”

Lieutenant Wes Walter with the Teller County Sheriff’s Office told a local TV station that two children were found outside the home when officers arrived and one infant remained inside the house. None of the children was physically harmed.

Charis, founded in 1994, is an unaccredited school with nearly 1,000 full-time students. Together, Charis and Andrew Wommack Ministries employ more than 800 people.

Charis, a nonprofit, is growing, with its first dedicated student housing now under construction after the school was freed from an earlier pledge to make its housing taxable.

On Dec. 6 the school will announce its vision for the future in a “Charis Campus Reveal” streaming event featuring Wommack, Kenneth Copeland, James Robison, Richard Roberts, John Tesh, Jesse Duplantis, Gerry Boykin, and Mike Huckabee.

Main photo: Home of Sean and Adriana Mills, where deputies found both deceased / Screenshot

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Steve Rabey

Steve Rabey is a veteran author and journalist who has published more than 50 books and 2,000 articles about religion, spirituality, and culture. He was an instructor at Fuller and Denver seminaries and the U.S. Air Force Academy. He and his wife Lois live in Colorado.