Mayor’s bodyguard found dead at home with husband

AYDIN: A police officer serving as a bodyguard for Aydın Mayor Ozlem Cercioglu and the bodyguard’s husband were found shot dead in their apartment on Monday.

The bodies of Officer Hatice Alper Kavalcı and her husband Cevdet Kavalcı, a retired teacher, were discovered after the couple’s relatives called the police because they hadn’t heard from the pair for two days.

Reports indicated that it was Officer Kavalcı’s gun that caused the couple’s fatal wounds.

According to a preliminary examination by the police, the female officer shot her husband before shooting herself.

The couple had been married for four months.