Ga. officer found dead with gunshot wound
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said they are investigating the officer’s death as a suicide
By PoliceOne Staff
RINGGOLD, Ga. — A Georgia police officer was found dead with a gunshot wound inside a vehicle following a car accident on Saturday evening.
WTVC reports that a car was driving near a highway when it veered across a divider and crossed into oncoming traffic before it went down a steep embankment. Police responded to reports of a car accident and found the driver of the car, who was later revealed to be a Varnell police officer, dead with a gunshot wound.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said they are investigating the officer’s death as a suicide. The officer's identity has not been released.
No additional details have been released at this time.