In light of the tragic events involving Kayleigh Hustosky and her police officer husband, Dylan Hustosky, in 2018, many questions have arisen. Here, we address the most frequently asked questions about the incident.
Cause Of Death
She was found upstairs in her house with one gunshot wound, and an autopsy was conducted upon its transfer to Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office. To properly approach this subject matter with empathy and respect. If any conversations or readings about such events become emotionally distressful or upsetting, seek medical advice or seek support from trusted individuals before engaging with any topic related to it.
1. Who are Kayleigh and Dylan Hustosky?
Kayleigh Hustosky was a 29-year-old woman who tragically died by suicide in 2018. Dylan Hustosky, her husband of two and a half years, was a police officer with the Gates Mills Police Department’s patrol section since 2014.
2. Where did the incident occur?
The incident took place at the couple’s residence located in the 100 block of Cedarbrook Drive in Painesville.
3. What happened during the incident?
Kayleigh shot her husband, Dylan, twice in his left arm. After being shot, Dylan managed to escape the house and called the police. He was later discovered near Heritage Middle School’s parking lot.
4. Was Dylan Hustosky armed at the time?
Although Dylan was a police officer, authorities have stated that he did not deploy his service weapon during the incident.
5. How did the police respond to the situation with Kayleigh Hustosky after the shooting?
After arriving at the scene, police found that Kayleigh refused to communicate or leave the residence. Lake County SWAT was called for assistance. They used a robot and drones to enter the house and found Kayleigh upstairs with a fatal gunshot wound.
6. Were there any previous reports of domestic violence at their residence?
According to Chief Daniel Waterman, there have been no prior calls to the couple’s residence related to allegations of domestic violence.
7. Where was their child during the incident?
At the time of the occurrence, the couple’s three-year-old son was staying in Stow with a relative.
8. What about their pet?
The couple had a dog which, according to authorities, was unharmed during the incident.
9. How is Dylan Hustosky’s condition?
After being shot, Dylan was initially taken to TriPoint Medical Center in Concord Township and later underwent surgery at MetroHealth Medical Center on Tuesday afternoon.
10. What steps were taken after Kayleigh Hustosky was found?
Her body was transferred to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office where an autopsy was performed.
This tragedy serves as a somber reminder of the unpredictable nature of domestic incidents and the profound effects they can have on families and communities. It’s essential to approach such topics with sensitivity and care. If you or someone you know is struggling, please reach out to a mental health professional or trusted individual in your life.