November 07, 2001
Police Officer Found Dead
The body of a St. Louis Park police officer was found in his squad car around
Police Chief John Luse says another officer found the body after being
alerted by a passerby that a car was parked near Cedar Manor Elementary School.
No one else was in the car.
The name of the dead officer isn't being released until his family and
fellow officers have been notified.
The police chief said the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office will handle the
investigation, a standard procedure when an officer dies while on duty. The
cause of death hasn't been determined.