Friday, June 8, 2012


This report was issued this afternoon from Maplewood Police. 

(We have removed the deceased's name out of respect).

Maplewood Police Department


On June 7, 2012 at approximately 9:30pm Maplewood police officers responded to a
home on Beach Street to check conditions after receiving a call from the resident’s
daughter reporting that her father was in need of help. Upon arrival officers found a man
identified as XXX XXX, 76 years of age, lying on the floor of his bedroom with a
gun shot wound to his head. The preliminary investigation indicates the cause of death to
be suicide. The incident is being investigated by the Maplewood Police Detective Bureau
pending the results of an autopsy by the Essex County Medical Examiners Office.

Submitted By: John M. Perna
Captain of Police
Maplewood Police Department
1618 Springfield Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040


Anonymous said...

Why did you post this information?

Joe Strupp said...

It is news

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