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3 dead after confrontation with hanging Georgia cop, officials say

Glynn County Police Lt. Robert Sasser was arrested on a domestic violence charge in May.

(Glynn County Sheriff’s Office)

Three people were found dead Friday after a SWAT standoff at the Georgia home of a police lieutenant, who was suspended in May on a domestic violence charge, officials said.

The Glynn County Police Department, said that the conflict ended around 4:00 pm, Friday in Brunswick, FOX30 Jacksonville reported.

The police confirmed earlier the conflict Glynn County Police Lt. Robert Sasser, 41.

Sasser has been placed on administrative leave in May after he was arrested for domestic violence against, FOX28 Savannah reported at the time.

He was charged with Simple Battery and Criminal Trespass, both in the Family Violence Act.

The police went to the home of the Sasser-the estranged wife just after 3 p.m. on May 13 for a report of domestic violence, to the station.

The identity of the deceased was not immediately released.

Authorities planned to release more details Friday morning.

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