Minn. Cop Died of Heart Attack After Foot Pursuit
February 19, 2013
A St. Paul (Minn.) Police officer died from complications of a heart attack he suffered during a foot pursuit earlier this month, reports the Pioneer Press.
Officer Josh Lynaugh, 30, died Saturday, about two weeks after the foot chase. On Feb. 8, the officers observed a subject acting suspiciously. When they turned their squad car, the teenager fled. Officer Lynaugh caught him and issued a citation for violating curfew and for running off.
Lynaugh became ill after the chase and was taken to Regions Hospital, where he was treated for a heart attack.
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Ima Leprechaun @ 2/20/2013 3:38 AM
My condolences to this Officer's family and to his department.
JP @ 2/20/2013 7:00 AM
My prayers are with the family and the Police Department.
Steve @ 3/16/2013 4:04 PM
There should be more rigid physical requirements to be a cop. This is embarrassing. He was obese and should not have been employed for this job. Disgusting!
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