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Queens police officer kills child, boyfriend in apparent murder-suicide: Post

A female police officer, who worked at the 108th Precinct in Long Island City, is believed to have shot and killed her young son and her boyfriend, before taking her own life in an apparent murder suicide Monday morning, the New York Post reported.

The off-duty officer, identified by the paper as 13-year NYPD veteran Rosette Samuel, fatally shot her boyfriend and 1-year-old son in their Brooklyn apartment and then appeared to have shot herself in the chest, the Post said.

The Post reported that police found Samuel’s boyfriend dead in the front doorway and Samuel’s and the child’s bodies were discovered on the bed.

Reach reporter Karen Frantz by e-mail at kfrantz@cnglocal.com or by phone at 718-260-4538.

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