Marsha Edwards is suspected of killing her two adult children, Erin Edwards and Chris Edwards, then herself in what police believe was a double murder-suicide.
He and his brother, Charles Koch, helped to build a massive conservative network of donors to support libertarian-leaning economic policies.
The officer said he was fired after he requested a religious exemption from training a female deputy, conduct he believed to be "sinful"
The city council candidate made the comment in response to a question about diversity in the city that is about 55 miles northeast of Detroit.
The car moved as the man was getting off the elevator, and he became trapped, an FDNY official said.