Westport police officer found dead in Newtown home

Police say a Westport police officer was found dead in his Newtown home. Newtown police responded to the Elizabeth Street home of Sgt. Robert Myer around 7 a.m. Wednesday. Police say they went to

News 12 Staff

May 5, 2016, 12:20 AM

Updated 3,001 days ago

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Police say a Westport police officer was found dead in his Newtown home.
Newtown police responded to the Elizabeth Street home of Sgt. Robert Myer around 7 a.m. Wednesday.
Police say they went to the home for what they call a "medical assist." They say the response then changed to an investigation into an "untimely death."
Officials released a statement Wednesday, saying Myer served the community to the best of his abilities and that he will be missed.


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