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Family question why driver shot

The family of Miriam Carey, the 34-year-old woman shot dead following a dramatic car chase through the streets of Washington that caused a lockdown on Capitol Hill, have said they do not understand why she was shot, when she was unarmed.

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Driver's mother 'says she had postnatal depression'

The mother of a woman who was shot dead after driving erratically near the White House has said that her daughter suffered from postnatal depression, ABC News reports.

Idella Carey said her daughter, Miriam Carey, suffered from the condition after the birth of her daughter last August, and that she had been "hospitalised".

Postnatal depression is a form of clinical depression that affects mothers after birth.

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