Henry County (GA) Police confirm a body found in an empty developmental property is one of their officers.
Capt. Mike Ireland said the body was found behind the store Friday around 11:00 am. An officer in the area discovered the body, WXIA TV reports.
Friday afternoon, the Henry County Police department confirmed the officer died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. It happened while he was on duty in an area that he regularly patrols. Another officer on his beat discovered the body.
Police did not identify the officer, but said he leaves behind a wife and children.