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Sunday, April 12, 2009

NYPD Retired Officer Ramsay kills self in jealous attempted murder-suicide

Retired NYPD Officer Ramsay with wife Dady Belfort, a current city officer




RETIRED NYPD OFFICER FIRES AT WIFE, HER FRIEND IN JEALOUS RAGE BEFORE KILLING HIMSELF ON LONG ISLAND
NY Daily News
BY Clare Trapasso, Tanyanika Samuels and Wil Cruz
April 11th 2009, 8:47 PM
[Excerpts] A retired NYPD officer overcome with jealousy snapped Saturday in Long Island, opening fire on his wife and her male friend - both city cops - before killing himself, Suffolk County police said. Cecil Ramsay, 51, confronted his wife, Dady Belfort, and her pal, Edwin Chittick, inside the couple's West Babylon home, charging the pair with being more than just friends... Ramsay and Belfort wed more than 10 years ago, but had been sleeping in separate bedrooms for several years, his relatives said. They have a 9-year-old son... The NYPD Internal Affairs Bureau is investigating the shooting... Ramsay, a former stockbroker and National Guardsman, retired from the NYPD in 2001 due to health issues, relatives said. He leaves behind seven children... [Full article here]



RETIRED NYC OFFICER SHOOTS NY COP, KILLS HIMSELF
AP
April 11, 2009
[Excerpts] ...He accused Officer Edwin Chittick "of seeing his wife," Dady Belfort, said Suffolk County police Detective Lt. Jack Fitzpatrick. "It's our understanding that that is not the case. They're just acquaintances," Fitzpatrick said. Chittick told Ramsay "in effect, 'I'm not here to have an argument with you,' and walks out," getting into Belfort's sport utility vehicle with her, Fitzpatrick said. Ramsay fired at least three times at the departing SUV, hitting Chittick in the hand. He then put the gun to his head and pulled the trigger in front of several construction workers doing work on his home... Belfort, who was not injured, drove a short distance to a hospital emergency room, where Chittick was treated for wounds that were not life-threatening. The SUV — its front passenger-side window shattered and driver and passenger seats smeared with blood — was on the grounds of the hospital for several hours Saturday. Outside the home about 40 miles east of New York City, a body covered by a yellow tarp lay in the driveway for hours Saturday morning under a steady rain before it was removed on a gurney... [Full article here]


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