Authorities report, an Albany cop fatally shot his wife and son before torching the family home and killing himself. The cop who has been identified as 44-year-old Israel Roman, has served on the force for 12 years and has no reported prior history of domestic violence.
According to police reports, Roman used his service handgun to kill his wife, Deborah and their 10-year-old son, Nathan. Police believe Roman placed the bodies on the bed in the master bedroom, before starting the fire and turning the gun on himself.
Prior to Tuesday’s incident Roman was described as a “dedicated, decorated officer.” Prayers up for the families.