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A New Jersey sheriff has committed suicide on the toilet of a Turkish restaurant

Posted on AllSides January 26th, 2024
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Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik has died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at a restaurant in northern New Jersey Tuesday, three law enforcement sources familiar with the matter said.

The incident took place around 3:30 p.m. inside Toros restaurant located on Hazel Street in Clifton, the sources said. Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh later confirmed Berdnik's death inside the basement bathroom. It's unclear how many other patrons and workers were inside at the time, and the restaurant was closed to assist in the investigation.

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