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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Cop Shoots Self in Court

The body of a policeman has been found in a Moscow courtroom late Monday after he apparently shot himself in the head, the Investigative Committee said Tuesday, Interfax reported.

The body of the sergeant, whose name was withheld, was discovered late Monday in the Orekhovo-Borisovo District Court where he worked. He was killed with a single bullet wound to the head, fired from his Makarov service gun, which was found at the scene. An investigation has been opened.