NSW Police officer Matthew Theoklis leaves behind three-year-old twin girls after tragic death

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A NSW police officer who took his own life last month has been identified as father-of-two Sergeant Matthew Theoklis, 7NEWS.com.au reports.

The father of three-year-old twin girls was found dead at the Sydney Police Centre in Surry Hills on November 30.

Theoklis, known as ‘Theo’, leaves behind his fiancee Rebekah, also a serving member of the NSW Police Force, and daughters Brooke and Sophie, who “adore their dad”.

He had been a police officer since 2005 and was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in December 2019 for the Eastern Beaches Police Area Command, according to a NSW Police fundraiser for his heartbroken family.

He leaves behind his fiancée Rebekah, who is also a NSW police officer, and their three-year-old twin daughters. Source: NSW Police

At the time of his death, Sgt. Theoklis was performing duties with the Major Events and Emergency Management and State Planning Unit.

“Theo was a well-respected member of the NSW Police Force who took immense pride in his job,” a statement on the fundraiser read.

“He performed his duties with the highest of professionalism and will be remembered for the fun and antics, for which he was renowned.

“Theo was a wonderful father who cherished his girls and would constantly talk about them.”

More than $50,000 has been pledged to a NSW Police Legacy fundraiser that will be put towards the “ongoing support and care of Brooke and Sophie throughout their lives”.

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Sourced By: 7News.com.au

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