Scott D. Benton, Chief of Police
20 Essex St
Whitman, MA 02382
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017
Contact: John Guilfoil
Email: [email protected]
Statement of Whitman Police Chief Scott D. Benton
WHITMAN — Chief Scott D. Benton regrets to report that the mother of Whitman Police Department auxiliary officer Michael Combra was killed in a motor vehicle crash on Tuesday afternoon in the City of Brockton.
“On behalf of the Whitman Police Department and the entire community of Whitman, I offer my sincere condolences to Officer Combra and his family during this extremely difficult time,” Chief Benton said. “Earlier this evening, I notified the department about what has occurred, and I have asked the members of our department to please keep Officer Combra and his family in their thoughts and prayers.”
Officer Combra’s mother was killed in a three-vehicle crash on Quincy Street in Brockton. The incident is under investigation by the Brockton Police Department and State Police assigned to the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office.