ON January 26, 2022 it was reported that Hyattsville Mayor Kevin Ward had died on Tuesday.
Mayor Ward was a two-term city council member who was elected as the mayor in the Maryland community in 2021.
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The city reported that Ward died on January 25, 2022 from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The 44-year-old was found in Fort Marcy Park on Tuesday.
“Mayor Ward was a valued and trusted leader and a fierce advocate for all the people of Hyattsville,” a statement from the city said.
“We are heartbroken at this loss and extend our deepest sympathy to his family.”
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The city stated that more information on a service and remembrances would be shared when they became available.
The city also acknowledged that the information could be difficult for some and offered some resources.
“The City knows that Mayor Ward was a well-connected member of our tight-knit community and that this is difficult news.
“Community members in need of grief counseling or mental health support are encouraged to contact Community Crisis Services, Inc.: dial 211 and press 1 or call 800-273-TALK; or the Affiliated Sante Group crisis support line: 301-429-2185.”
What is the community saying about Kevin Ward?
Maryland Bureau Chief for 7News DC, Brad Bell, shared his last moments with Ward via Twitter.
“Hyattsville Mayor Kevin Ward has passed. I last saw him as he worked to expand vaccine availability and create more affordable housing in his community,” Bell wrote.
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