Police: Milford officer died of self-inflicted gunshot

A Milford police officer was found dead in his home early Monday morning.



Milford Police Chief Keith Mello announced that Officer Michael Compare, 36, died from a self-inflicted gunshot.



Chief Mello called Compare's death a tremendous loss for the department.



Police say that Compare was found in his condominium with a gunshot wound at around 1:15 a.m.



Officials also say that someone called 911. Compare later died in the hospital.



They believe this was an isolated incident.


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