Pelham police officer dies

Pelham police officer dies

The Pelham Police Department is mourning the loss of an officer.

John Mucci passed away last night.

He had been in and out of the hospital with health problems for a year.

The young officer leaves behind a wife daughter and 3 month old son.

"I'm heart broken, I'm shocked. To have just talking to someone and and then to know that they're gone," friend David Smith said.

One of Mucci friends created a Go Fund me account to raise money for his family.

The goal is to collect between 15 to 20 thousand dollars to help with medical expenses and funeral costs.

If you'd like to donate, you can go to .

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