Thursday, February 1, 2018

"NYPD detective apparently killed himself"

NYPD cop shot dead at Orange County eatery was apparent suicide, police say
New York Daily News
By John Annese
January 31, 2018

An off-duty NYPD detective apparently killed himself at an Orange County restaurant over the weekend, police sources said Wednesday.
NYPD Detective Nicholas Budney, 36, died of a gunshot wound to the head at an Orange County restaurant Saturday. (HANDOUT)
Det. Nicholas Budney, 36, died Saturday of a gunshot wound to the head at Billy Joe's Ribworks, a restaurant and music venue overlooking the Hudson River in Newburgh, sources said.

A worker at the eatery found him dead on a back patio the next day, according to a News 12 report.

Budney, a 13-year NYPD veteran and Rock Tavern, Orange County resident, was assigned to Emergency Service Unit Truck 3 in the Bronx.
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