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Suspended Mo. Chief Kills Self

June 13, 2013  | 

The former Caseyville (Mo.) Police chief who was suspended for misconduct in May killed himself Thursday at his Fairview Heights home.

Jerry "J.D." Roth was found dead in his back yard with a self-inflicted wound from a shotgun, reports the Post-Dispatch.

Roth was charged May 9 for felony misconduct involving the sale of an agency Dodge Ram truck that he later purchased from a used-vehicle dealer.


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