Medical Examiner: Former MPD officer, recent aldermanic candidate Michael Lutz dies in apparent suicide

MENOMONEE FALLS/MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office is investigating the apparent suicide of 44-year-old Michael Lutz.

Michael Lutz

Lutz is a former Milwaukee police officer, and recent aldermanic candidate.

Lutz was running for the aldermanic seat previously held by Joe Dudzik, who lost his life in a motorcycle accident on May 21st.

The Medical Examiner's Office says Lutz died as a result of one apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound while in the presence of Menomonee Falls tactical officers -- after a brief tactical situation.

Lutz was pronounced dead in the 12300 block of West Mill Road in Milwaukee just after 4:00 a.m. Sunday, July 26th.

The Menomonee Falls Police Department is investigating this incident.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday -- when a final cause of death will be determined.

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