‘Died Suddenly’: Three Young Massachusetts Cops

FILE - in this April 2, 2021, file photo acting chief of the U.S. Capitol Police Yogananda Pittman listens during a news conference after a car crashed into a barrier on Capitol Hill near the Senate side of the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Pittman, the Capitol Police official who led intelligence operations when thousands of pro-Trump rioters descended Jan. 6, is back in charge of intelligence as officials prepare for what’s expected to be a massive rally at the Capitol to support those who took part in the insurrection. Pittman has been put back in charge as assistant chief of the agency’s intelligence operations and supervising officers who protect top congressional leaders. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

At a glance

  • Three young Massachusetts police officers “died suddenly” in the space of only one week.
  • The Massachusetts State Police announced the passing of the “Three active-duty Law Enforcement Officers,” none of whom died from incidents in the line of duty.
  • In a Wednesday Facebook post dedicated to the fallen officers, the Mass. State Police confirmed that all three of the cops were “from the South Shore communities.” All three “passed away suddenly within the last seven days,” the post notes.

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