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Former Stamford Police Chief Found Dead After Apparent Suicide In Car

Former Stamford Police chief Louis DeCarlo was found dead in his car from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Former Stamford Police chief Louis DeCarlo was found dead in his car from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Photo Credit: File

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Former Stamford Police Chief Louis DeCarlo was found dead in his car on Thursday, June 12, from a gun shot wound that was apparently self-inflicted, according to the Stamford Advocate .

DeCarlo, 71, was found in his car, which was parked in the driveway of his Belltown home, the Stamford Advocate said.

He was a 30-year veteran of the police force before retiring in 2004, the Stamford Advocate reported.

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