Off-duty NYC police officer found dead in park

Police believe it was apparent suicide
February 18, 2008 8:17:27 AM PST
An off-duty New York City police officer has been found dead in a park, and police suspect he shot himself with his own gun. New York City police aren't releasing the officer's name. His body was found at about 8 a.m. Monday in Poppenhusen Park in the College Point section of Queens.

Police suspect the officer died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Further details weren't immediately available.