Police Officer found dead from apparent suicide

vlcsnap-2013-04-24-20h13m45s156A Police Officer was found dead in what appears to be a suicide. According to the wife of PC Jose Pan, he returned home from the Gales Point Village at around 5:00 yesterday evening. The two lived in one of the living quarters at the Gales Point Police Substation. His wife says he was intoxicated and began to complain about his job, he then proceeded to lay on the floor of their kitchen. She then went into the bathroom to bathe their two year old son and about ten minutes later she heard a loud bang. She ran out to the kitchen and found Pan laying in a pool of blood. A .38 revolver, with 5 live rounds and 1 expended shell in the cylinder was found beside Pan’s body. The single shot fired entered above his right ear and exited through his left ear. The body of PC Jose Pan now awaits a post mortem exam.

About the Author