2013 Top 12 Countdown: Norwalk police officer commits suicide

A Norwalk Police vehicle sits outside Norwalk Police Officer Kenneth Cerulli’s house on Jan. 15. A white picket fence reflects blue police lights.

NORWALK, Conn. – Today we bring you the ninth story in our Top 12 countdown – the 12 stories that drew the most page views on this site in in 2013.

Through New Year’s Day, we are rehashing our most popular stories, along with any updates, with a link to the original story. We are presenting them in reverse order; we began Saturday, Dec. 21, the 12th most popular, and are working our way to No. 1.

Throughout the holiday season, as official action slows to a crawl, we are taking a look back at what we feel were the biggest Norwalk government, school and social service stories of the year, and we’ll take a look ahead at what 2014 may bring.

Our fourth-most-read story of 2013 was a report of a police officer’s suicide. Norwalk Police Officer Kenneth Cerulli. 41, was found dead in his home of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound on Tuesday evening, Jan. 15. NancyOnNorwalk reported the incident, then published a follow-up a day later and a second follow-up with information about the funeral on Jan. 17:

Police: Norwalk officer commits suicide

Norwalk cop who committed suicide was an avid boater, chief says

Norwalk police officer to be laid to rest Tuesday



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