WESTFIELD, NJ —UPDATE: Detective Lieberman had recently moved to Scotch Plains and was no longer living in Roselle Park as previously reported. 

Mayor Shelley Brindle called for a moment of silence at Tuesday night’s town council meeting to remember Westfield Police Detective Eric Lieberman, who she said died suddenly Tuesday morning at his home in Roselle Park.

Lieberman was a 27-year veteran of the police department, Brindle said, and father of two. His father, Phil, is also a veteran of the Westfield PD, she said.

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“Our condolences go out to his family, as well as to his colleagues at the police department,” Brindle said. “Funeral arrangements will be announced when confirmed.”

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