St. Louis police officer found dead after apparent suicide - KMOV.com

St. Louis police officer found dead after apparent suicide

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(KMOV)-- A sixteen-year veteran of the Metropolitan Police Department was found dead Saturday morning.
Sergeant William Vize was on duty when other officers tried unsuccessfully to contact him around 3:15 a.m.
Police began to search Vize’s district and found his patrol vehicle around 4:45 where East Angelica Street meets the Mississippi River.
Authorities say his body was found on the ground near the vehicle with one gunshot wound to the head.
Officials believe this was a self-inflicted gunshot and say his duty weapon, found near the body, is believed to be the weapon he used to shoot himself.
Seargeant Vize was declared dead at the scene.
No suicide note was found.
The investigation is ongoing.

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