MSNBC Legal Analyst John ‘Jay’ Fahy Found Dead

New Jersey attorney committed suicide

Last Updated: July 24, 2014 @ 11:53 AM

John "Jay" Fahy, a New Jersey attorney who frequently appeared on MSNBC as a guest to discuss legal issues, was found dead on Wednesday.

Fahy's body was found under a highway overpass, police said in a press conference, as reported in New Jersey's Bergen County RecordThe cause of death is believed to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Fahy had served as a Bergen County prosecutor in the early 1990s. At the time of his death, he was the senior partner and founder of the Fahy Choi law firm and a frequent guest on MSNBC shows as a legal analyst. He last appeared on the channel in June to discuss the George Zimmerman trial.

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday. Fahy is survived by his wife, Anne.