Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Ricky Coley guns down Police officer and then 'kills himself' during dramatic siege in affluent suburb of Detroit

A businessman suspected of gunning down an officer who visited his home trying to help him was found dead on Monday evening after a day-long standoff with police.

A search team entered Ricky Coley's home in an affluent Detroit suburb around 6pm and found his body inside, according to a police spokesman.

Officers had been surrounding the house of the 50-year-old former auto executive since Sunday night, when officer Patrick O'Rourke was shot to death while responding to a report of a possible suicide attempt.

Coley was having legal and financial problems in his business and was recently divorced. Read More