Tragedy: New York Police Sergeant Kills Wife and Sons Before Taking His Own Life

NEW CITY, NEW YORK – A shocking tragedy unfolded in New City, New York when a Bronxville Police Department Sergeant, Watson Morgan, 49, is suspected to have fatally shot his wife Ornela, 43, and their two sons aged 10 and 12, before turning the gun on himself. Their bodies were discovered after police conducted a wellness check when Morgan failed to appear for work. The incident has left the community in shock as neighbors described the family as a ‘textbook, perfect American family.’

The sudden and tragic loss of the Morgan family has left the quiet cul-de-sac reeling, with neighbors expressing disbelief at the turn of events. As news of the tragedy spread, the community is mourning the loss of the Morgans and expressing their heartfelt condolences to the family left behind.

Morgan, who began his career with the New York Police Department in 2000 before joining the force in Bronxville seven years later, was promoted to sergeant in 2016. He was expected to retire from the police department in March. The couple’s sons, aged 10 and 12, attended school in the Clarkstown Central School District, where grief counselors will be made available for students within the district.

The Bronxville Police Department expressed their condolences, stating, “Our hearts go out to Sergeant Morgan’s extended family. Our thoughts and prayers are also with his Bronxville Police Department family.” As authorities continue their investigation, the county medical examiner’s office will conduct autopsies to shed light on the circumstances surrounding this devastating event.

The community is left grappling with the aftermath of this unimaginable tragedy as they come to terms with the loss of the Morgan family. While details continue to unfold, the focus is on providing support to those affected and seeking to understand the events that led to this heartbreaking outcome.