Michael Pigott

 

Age: 46

 

Summary: New York police lieutenant who stripped of his gun and badge and reassigned to desk duty after a Sept. 24 case in which he ordered police, summoned by the mother of an emotionally disturbed man identified as 35-year-old Iman Morales, to fire a Taser stun gun as the man perched on a ledge before he fell 10 feet to his death.

 

 

Cause of Death: Suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound

 

Born: October 2, 1962

 

Died: October 2, 2008

 

Location: Brooklyn, New York