Chicago Police Department officer death: CPD sgt. found dead in apparent suicide in 22nd district: Mayor Lori Lightfoot, officials – What We Know!

CHICAGO (WLS) — The Chicago Police Division mentioned it’s conducting a dying investigation after a sergeant was discovered useless from an obvious suicide.

The CPD officer, recognized by the Prepare dinner County Medical Examiner’s workplace as 52-year-old Edward T. Dougherty, was discovered inside a residence positioned within the twenty second police district. He was pronounced useless at 8:02 a.m. in his dwelling, the ME mentioned.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot shared an announcement on Twitter about Dougherty’s dying.

The dying seems to be an obvious suicide, Chicago officers mentioned. The trigger and method of dying shall be decided by the medical expert, mentioned CPD Superintendent David Brown.

“The lack of an officer is a stark reminder of the numerous sacrifices and calls for members of legislation enforcement face each day,” Brown mentioned. “This tragic scenario underscores the significance of prioritizing our psychological and emotional well being and wellbeing.”

The Fraternal Order of Police additionally tweeted concerning the officer’s dying.

The Nationwide Suicide Prevention Lifeline may be reached at 1-800-273-8255.

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