Delaware State Police mourn the loss of trooper

Delaware State Police are mourning the loss of one of their own.

Master Cpl. William Matt, 54, died unexpectedly at his home Monday evening.

"It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we announce the tragic loss of Master Corporal Matt. He was a dedicated trooper with a tireless work ethic," said Superintendent of the Delaware State Police, Col. Nathaniel McQueen Jr. "He absolutely loved being a trooper."

Matt, 29-year-veteran of the Delaware State Police, also served as a member of the United States Army.