Ornela Morgan

Watson Morgan Bronxville Police Sergeant, wife Ornela Morgan, and two children died in Rockland County murder-suicide: New City, NY shooting

Watson Morgan Death: Clarkson Police Department is investigating a murder-suicide early Saturday in New York City. According to reports, Bronxville Police Sergeant Watson E Morgan III, of New City, NY died from suicide after shooting and killing his wife and two children. Morgan passed away moments after killing his family following a domestic incident.

The two juveniles were identified as students of Central School District. Early on Saturday morning, local police reported that the father, mother, and their two sons had been found shot to death in their New York home. Shortly after midnight, Clarkstown police sent officers to a New City residence on Clydesdale Court to perform a welfare check, the agency announced in a news release.

Around 12:20 a.m., the responding police officers broke into the residence and discovered all four victims had died from gunshot wounds. The father “appears to have a self-inflicted gunshot wound,” according to the police. The boys, according to officials, were 10 and 12 years old.

Clarkstown Police Department; On Saturday, December 30, 2023, at 12:20 am, officers from the Clarkstown Police Department responded to 10 Clydesdale Ct. in New City to perform a welfare check. Upon arrival, officers made entry to the residence of the above-referenced location and discovered four deceased persons.

The deceased were all identified as members of the Morgan family, Watson Morgan, 49/M, Ornela Morgan 43/F, and their two sons, ages 10 and 12. All four were found to have gunshot wounds and pronounced dead at the scene. Mr. Watson Morgan is employed as a sergeant with the Bronxville (NY) Police Department. At this phase of the investigation, it is believed that Watson killed his wife and two children, before killing himself with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

A handgun was recovered at the scene. This investigation is of an isolated incident and the public is not in any danger. The Clarkstown Police Department – Detective Bureau will continue to investigate and anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call them directly at (845)639-5840.

Lifeline Chat and Text, a service of 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline), provides 24-hour support to people in distress or those around them at 9-8-8. People can call or text 9-8-8 to connect with crisis counselors.

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