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Fargo police lieutenant kills himself

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FARGO — Fargo police Lt. Jeff Skuza, a 23-year veteran of the force, killed himself Tuesday morning, Police Chief Keith Ternes reported at a news conference.

Ternes said Skuza called dispatchers about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday and requested that officers be sent to Holy Cross Cemetery just outside Fargo.

When the officers arrived, they found that Skuza was dead of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

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