Sean Peek Death | Sean Peek Obituary – “He will be sorely missed and our hearts collectively go out to Megan and their eight-year-old daughter Kate.” – Bridgeton Police Chief Michael Gaimari Sr.
Police Officer Sean Peek died several hours after attempting to rescue a suspect who jumped into the Cohansey River.
He and other officers had responded to the Bridgeton Fire Department EMT satellite station at 15 Mayor Aitken Drive after a woman was observed damaging an ambulance. Officer Peek observed the suspect run into the woods near the bridge and then either fall or jump into the river.
Officer Peek entered the river in an attempt to rescue the woman, however became distressed due to his equipment and gear. The woman was able to swim to the opposite side of the river while other officers assisted Officer Peek out of the water.
Other officers took the woman into custody on the opposite side of the river. She was subsequently charged with several counts of burglarizing city facilities and destruction of property.
Officer Peek was treated at a local hospital and released to go home where he passed away a short time later.
We mourn with the family of Sean Peek for this great loss. Please received our heartfelt condolences.
For every start of a journey, there must be an end. His journey has sadly come to an end on earth.
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