Friday, May 13, 2016

Dirty Blue Checks Out: High-ranking NYPD officer Inspector Michael Ameri commits suicide on Long Island golf course under Feds probe for corruption

The NYPD is currently going through one of the worst corruption scandals since the 1970s.
  Many of the top brass are caught up and the Federal probe extends all the way to the mayor’s office.    

Daily Mail reports one of the high level NYPD officers who was being questioned in a federal corruption probe committed suicide at a Long Island golf course on Friday.

NYPD Inspector Michael Ameri, who was the commanding officer of the Highway District, reportedly killed himself at the Bergen Point Golf Course in West Bablyon about 12.45pm, according to the New York Daily News
The 44-year-old divorcee was found with a gunshot wound to his head inside of a vehicle. 

Ameri, who was a father to a teenage girl, was allegedly being questioned as part of the federal probe into corruption with the police department. 

It's unclear if he was a target of the probe or what role he may or may not have played in the scandal that has gripped the NYPD and mayor's office in the last few months. 

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