LATHAM, NY (NEWS10) – Calling hours were held Sunday from 1pm-5pm at Our Lady of Assumption Church in Latham for former Colonie Police Officer Israel Roman.
Israel, along with his wife Deborah and his son Nathan, died in a murder-suicide this past Tuesday.
It is believed that Israel Roman shot both Deborah and Nathan in the head, lit their house on fire, and then turned the gun on himself.
Israel Roman has been recognized as a decorated officer with the Colonie Police Department.
People knew Israel as a loving family man, an avid outdoorsman who was known and loved by man.