CO dies of heart attack running to assist others

Officer Brandon Kountz, 26, suddenly collapsed on his way to help other officers with inmates


By PoliceOne Staff

BEAUMONT, Texas — A correctional officer died of a heart attack Sunday when he suddenly collapsed while responding to a body alarm at FCC Beaumont in Texas.

Officer Brandon Kountz, 26, had served with the Federal Bureau of Prisons for only 11 months, according to ODMP

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