Police made a traffic stop on a suspected sex offender moments before the same man shot himself in his vehicle at the Milan police station.
Gary L. Francis, 59, of New Haven, shot himself in his vehicle in the parking lot of the Milan Police Department about 1:50 p.m. Monday. Police have said Francis was under investigation for a suspected sex offense involving a 6-year-old Sandusky girl.
In an interview with the Reflector, Chief Jim Rose provided more details about the sex case, traffic stop, suicide and investigation. A related story was published in Wednesday's Reflector. To read the story, pick up a copy of that issue of the Reflector or subscribe to the e-paper (a complete digital replica of the issue) for less than $1 per week and read it now.