2 Phoenix Officers Die from Medical Events in Two Days

Officer Mark Aker died from a medical event while on-duty on Wednesday May 10, police said.

Officer Mark Aker of the Phoenix Police Department died Wednesday after an on-duty medical crisis.Officer Mark Aker of the Phoenix Police Department died Wednesday after an on-duty medical crisis.Phoenix PD/Facebook

Two Phoenix officers have died from medical emergencies this week, one on duty.

Officer Mark Aker died from a medical event while on-duty on Wednesday May 10, police said. Aker joined Phoenix Police in 1994 and was assigned to the Maryvale Estrella Mountain Precinct, Fox 10 reports.

Sergeant Tim Wheeler of the Phoenix Police Department died Tuesday after an off-duty medical emergency.Sergeant Tim Wheeler of the Phoenix Police Department died Tuesday after an off-duty medical emergency.Phoenix PD/Facebook

Sergeant Tim Wheeler died from a medical event while at home on May 9, police said.

Wheeler joined Phoenix PD in 2007 and was assigned to the Desert Horizon Precinct.

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