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Man Found Dead After Barricading Himself in East Northport Home

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating an incident where an East Northport man killed himself after he barricaded himself in his home today.

A 64-year-old man called police at 9:29 a.m. to say he was suicidal and concerned for the welfare of his mother, who lived with him at on Kalmia St., East Northport.

Second Precinct police officers, along with the Emergency Service Section and the Hostage Negotiation Team, responded. Emergency Service officers determined that it was safe to enter the home approximately three hours after the initial call.

The man, who police determined committed suicide, was found dead in his bed.

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