With heavy hearts, Chief Jack Pilecki and the members of the Wellesley Police Department regret to announce the sudden passing of active duty Wellesley Police Officer Lamars Hughes. Officer Hughes passed away unexpectedly on November 13, 2023 while off duty. He was 58 years old.
Officer Hughes is a 29 year veteran of the Wellesley Police Department, having been appointed to the department in March of 1994. Officer Hughes is well known and highly respected throughout the entire Wellesley community.
The loss of Lamars is devastating to us and our family at WPD.
The Wellesley Police Department is supporting the Hughes family in their time of grieving. Further announcements regarding arrangements will be forthcoming when arrangements are made.
We ask for your thoughts and prayers for the family and friends of Officer Hughes in this time of loss.