Beverly Police ask for prayers following unexpected loss of an officer

Beverly Police ask for prayers following unexpected loss of an officer

BEVERLY, Mass. — An active member of the Beverly Police Department died unexpectedly at his home on Saturday night, Chief John LeLacheur told Boston 25 News.

"The Beverly Police Department appreciate the out pouring of support from those in the community that heard about our loss," LeLacheur said. "Please pray for the officer, his family, and all of the members of the Beverly Police and law enforcement community as we grieve his loss."

LeLacheur said the department will release more information once the officer's family has had time to notify all relatives and make arrangements.