A Danbury, CT, police sergeant killed himself following a barricade situation at a Southbury hotel on Sunday, reports WFSB.

Danbury police confirmed Monday morning that the man who died was 38-year-old Sgt. Drew Carlson, one of their own.

Just before 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, state police said they responded to the Wyndham Hotel on Strongtown Road for the report of a guest of the hotel who threatened to harm himself.

Troopers attempted to negotiate with Carlson. However, around 7:30 p.m., troopers said Carlson was pronounced dead at the scene from a self-inflicted injury.


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