07/18/2013 02:01 pm ET Updated Jul 21, 2013

Jay Fahy Dead: Frequent MSNBC Legal Guest Dies From Gunshot Wound

Attorney and frequent MSNBC guest Jay Fahy was found dead on Wednesday near his office in Rutherford, N.J.

Fahy, who appeared on MSNBC and other networks to discuss major legal cases, died of a gunshot wound to the head. According to, Fahy had not been to his office in more than a week. Two individuals who were walking by the railroad a few miles from Fahy's office found his body late Wednesday afternoon. The news was confirmed by Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli, who said Fahy's death was "the result of a single gunshot wound to the head, fired with a handgun."

Fahy recently appeared on MNSBC in June to discuss jury selection for the George Zimmerman trial. According to TVNewser, Fahy also appeared on the local TV program "NJ Today" as recently as three weeks ago.




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