Off-Duty NJ Cop's Death Not Suspicious: Prosecutor

Thirty-eight-year-old Olympia Sumter, a 16-year veteran of the Jersey City police force, was found in her living room by a relative late Friday night

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    Prosecutors say the death of an off-duty police officer whose body was found inside her northern New Jersey home this weekend does not appear to be suspicious.

    Thirty-eight-year-old Olympia Sumter, a 16-year veteran of the Jersey City police force, was found in her living room by a relative late Friday night.

    Hudson County Prosecutor Edward DeFazio tells The Jersey Journal that there was no sign of trauma to Sumter's body and there was no forced entry to her Jersey City residence.

    DeFazio said an autopsy was conducted Saturday, but the cause of death has not yet been determined. He did not know if Sumter had a history of medical problems.

    Jersey City police declined to comment Sunday on Sumter's death.

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