News NYPD transit officer kills himself after allegedly raping teen, source says By Alison Fox email@example.com @AlisonFox June 8, 2016 1:03 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email An NYPD transit cop hanged himself, a police source said on Wednesday, after he was accused of raping a 13-year-old girl. The off-duty officer, who amNewYork is not naming, was found dead in the Hamptons on Monday, the source said. He had been accused of raping the teen in Brooklyn late Saturday night, according to the source. Police had reportedly been searching for him before he was found dead. By Alison Fox firstname.lastname@example.org @AlisonFox Alison covers law enforcement and breaking news. She previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, and has a master’s degree from Northwestern University and bachelor’s from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.