An Anamosa (Iowa) Police officer who was found earlier this month at a pedestrian bridge took his own life while on duty, Chief Bob Simonson announced.
Officer David Riches, 33, took his own life while on duty Oct. 3. He was also a part-time deputy for the Jones County Sheriff's Office. He was found at the pedestrian bridge by the entrance to Wapsipinicon State Park in Anamosa.
Riches' patrol car was parked next to the bridge and the chief confirmed he had left the car there and walked out to the middle of the bridge.
Source: The Gazette
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