Boston police officer dies suddenly while vacationing in Europe

BOSTON (WHDH) - A beloved member of the Boston Police Department died suddenly while vacationing with his family in Europe, the Boston Police Relief Association announced.

Joe Lomuscio was described as a “devoted family man” who worked “in many different positions” as a Boston Police officer.

Lomuscio is survived by his wife, Mary, and their three children.

Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley said Lomuscio never missed an opportunity to help the community.

“My heart goes out to those who loved him, especially his wife Mary and his children,” Conley said.

No additional details were immediately available regarding Lomuscio’s death.

The police association is raising money for Lomuscio’s family.

“The cost to Joe’s Family for this unexpected tragedy is extraordinary and we need your help. Please help us bring Joe home and help his Family through this extremely difficult time,” the association said.

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