Poquonnock Bridge firefighter Tim Devine was told he was being investigated for improper sexual contact with teen boys at the CrossFit gym he owned hours before he fatally shot himself at the University of Connecticut's Avery Point campus, the Hartford Courant is reporting.
Capt. Thomas Davoren of the City of Groton Police Department said city police were working with the Groton Town Police Department and Stonington Police Department on an investigation. He declined to discuss the nature of the allegations.
“The case is being investigated and involves unsubstantiated allegations at this point,” he said.
He said, “We do coordinate with the state’s attorney’s office."
New London State's Attorney Michael Regan confirmed Thursday that there is an ongoing investigation of Devine.
"There is a police investigation and if and when it’s completed, any investigation they would discuss with us," Regan said.
Groton Town Police Lt. John Varone said the department could not comment "on whether we had an open investigation or we didn’t.”
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