NYPD Captain Matthew Hanrahan dies, second death in 100 Precinct in less than two weeks

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Capt. Hanrahan is seen at a promotion ceremony at 1 Police Plaza to the rank of Captain on May 25, 2007. (Roy Richter via Twitter)

Capt. Hanrahan is seen at a promotion ceremony at 1 Police Plaza to the rank of Captain on May 25, 2007. (Roy Richter via Twitter)

ROCKAWAY BEACH, Queens — Loved ones are mourning NYPD Captain Matthew Hanrahan, the second member of the 100 Precinct that has died in less than two weeks.

Hanrahan passed from an apparent heart attack, Roy Richter, President of the Captain’s Endowment Association, tells PIX11 News.

Hanrahan served 22 years with the NYPD at the 100 Precinct in Queens, Ritcher said. He leaves behind his wife and children aged 12, 13 and 16.

“Matt was a solid guy,” Richter said. He “was respected by his peers and loved by the people who work for him. His death has come as a complete shock to all and his family is in our prayers as they struggle through this difficult time.”

Last Sunday, the 100 Precinct suffered another tragic loss: off-duty officer Vincent Harrison was killed in a hit-and-run in Newark.

Harrison worked on the force for two years with the 100 Precinct.

On the same day Harrison passed, the Precinct posted a message wishing Hanrahan a full recovery.