Danbury Police: Man who died in Southbury hotel was one of their officers

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SOUTHBURY — Danbury Police say the man who died at a Southbury hotel on Sunday was one of their officers.

Shortly before 12:30 p.m. troopers were called to the Wyndham Hotel, Strongtown Rd. in Southbury for a barricaded, suicidal man.  Troopers, Southbury Police Officers and State Police Tactical Unit responded to the scene.

Shortly after 7 p.m.  State police said Sergeant Drew Carlson, 38, was pronounced deceased on scene with self-inflicted injury. Police said there was no criminal aspect, however Western District Major Crime detectives will conduct an investigation

The Office of Chief Medical Examiner will conduct a post-mortem exam.