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Mich. Cop Dies While Jogging

February 29, 2012  | 

Photo: Grand Rapids PD
Photo: Grand Rapids PD

A Michigan police officer died of an apparent heart attack while training for the agency's K-9 unit.

Officer Andrew Rusticus, of the Grand Rapids Police Department, succumbed on Saturday while jogging in his neighborhood. The 29-year-old officer went for a jog at about 2 p.m. Saturday. He was found slumped in front of his home by a neighbor.

About eight other officers were in competition for the open spot.


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