Perot Museum in downtown Dallas closed today due to employee death on-site

The Perot Museum was closed today following the death of an employee at the museum.

Around 8:35am this morning, Dallas police officers and Fire-Rescue personnel responded to an incident at 2201 N. Field Street regarding an injured person.

When emergency responders arrived, they discovered a deceased male in his locked office room. Preliminary reports indicate the death was a suicide. The incident occurred before the museum opened.

There was heavy police presence throughout the morning while CSI investigated the scene and the Dallas County Medical Examiner retrieved the body.

There are no additional details at this time.