Sheriff’s Deputy Death

The Root

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that the city’s first openly gay deputy sheriff died by suicide, according to findings confirmed by the Philadelphia Medical Examiner’s Office.

https://www.theroot.com/philadelphias-first-openly-gay-deputy-sheriff-found-dea-1835414722

By Jay Connor

Inquirer

The Philadelphia Medical Examiner’s Office on Monday confirmed what many suspected: Dante M. Austin, the city’s first openly gay deputy sheriff, whose body was found Friday morning, died by suicide.

https://www.inquirer.com/news/dante-austin-philadelphia-sheriff-office-suicide-gay-lgbtq–20190611.html

By Mensah Dean

MetroWeekly

The Philadelphia Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed that the wound was self-inflicted.

https://www.metroweekly.com/2019/06/philadelphias-first-openly-gay-deputy-sheriff-found-dead-in-apparent-suicide/

By John Riley