PHILADELPHIA–Lower Merion police officer and Delaware County Community College graduate Sean Quinn was found dead Monday morning in South Philadelphia as a result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to LMPD Superintendent Michael McGrath.
Earlier Monday, Lower Merion police had alerted other regional law enforcement authorities to Quinn's disappearance, giving a description of him.
Quinn, a Delaware County resident, was a D.A.R.E. officer and was once honored at a Philadelphia 76ers game as a "Hometown Hero". In the Lower Merion Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #28, Quinn was a member of the Memorial committee. In Quinn's LinkedIn profile, he described himself as "near retirement" and said he was "building a business that specializes in 'Social Shopping'."
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