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Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer Found Dead In Tri-Taylor

CHICAGO (CBS)-- An off-duty Chicago police officer was found shot to death in Chicago's Tri-Taylor neighborhood Saturday night.

Sgt. Lori Rice, 47, was found dead around 9:30 p.m. in the 900 block of South Bell Avenue.

Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi reported via Twitter that the preliminary investigation reveals it was possibly a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Police are conducting a death investigation and no foul play is suspected.

Early Sunday morning there was a procession to honor the officer. Colleagues escorted her body to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.

An autopsy tomorrow is expected to provide more information about the shooting.


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