State trooper who was under investigation commits suicide at Devens hotel
Boston.com, Posted: July 30, 2013
By Martin Finucane, Globe Staff
A state trooper who had been relieved of duty because he was being investigated for a crime committed suicide Monday afternoon at a hotel in Devens, State Police said.
The trooper had allegedly committed a crime early Sunday while on duty. An investigation was initiated Sunday. Once the investigation began, the trooper’s use-of-force equipment, including his service firearm, were confiscated, and he was relieved of duty, State Police said in a statement.