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Thomas Gaffey (16) committed suicide but the method is unknown
Suicide - Undetermined
Published: Feb 10, 2009 @ 4:23 PM
Thomas Gaffey (16)
Feb 02, 2009
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The 16-year-old son of Connecticut state Sen. Thomas Gaffey, D-Meriden, was found dead at his home, and the medical examiner has ruled he committed suicide.
Authorities were called to the home of Thomas Gaffey Jr.'s mother in Meriden at about 6:30 a.m. Monday.
The younger Gaffey was a junior at Wilcox Technical High School and was enrolled in the culinary arts program. Friends told the Record-Journal of Meriden that he worked at a local cafe and was considering attending culinary school after graduating.
The elder Gaffey is in his eighth term as a Democratic senator representing Meriden, Middlefield and parts of Middletown and Cheshire. He has two other children.
State Senate and House leaders are calling Tommy Gaffey's death a tragedy and say their thoughts and prayers are with his family.
Gaffey's son dead of apparent suicide
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