submit a death
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
view their profile
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
go back to article archive list
article loaded in 0 ms
Kenneth Black (50) died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident
A Gardiner man injured in a motorcycle accident on Sunday in Lincoln County has died, police said Tuesday.
Steven Schulz (22) committed suicide by gunshot
The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office and DeKalb County Coroner's office have determined that the manner of death of Steven Schulz was due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Mark Tortorici (43) was killed in a single-vehicle accident
In Loving Memory June 10, 1971 - October 31, 2014 Mark spent his childhood in Thousand Oaks, graduating from Thousand Oaks High School in 1989.
Page Stockdale (59) and Mark Schiebel (59) died from carbon monoxide poisoning in their pickup truck
A pair of duck hunters discovered the dead bodies of a missing Steamboat Springs woman and her male companion inside a pickup truck Saturday morning, local police reported.
Shelly Gravely (34) was allegedly murdered by her boyfriend
A little more than a week after she was last heard from, Shelly Gravely's body was found early Saturday in a ravine in southwestern Henry County.
Copyright © 2009 MyDeathSpace.com