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December 28, 2010
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Texas cop dies of heart attack in struggle

Was struggling with a 16-year-old female who was possibly under the influence of narcotics and alcohol

By PoliceOne Staff

UVULADE COUNTY, Texas — Deputy Michael Schaefer suffered a fatal heart attack while struggling with a 16-year-old female who was possibly under the influence of narcotics and alcohol.

He and another deputy had responded to a domestic disturbance at 1:45 am involving a fight between the girl and another family member. When they arrived at the scene they attempted to place the girl into custody but became involved in a struggle and struck Deputy Schaefer.

As they placed the girl into a patrol car Deputy Schaefer collapsed. The girl was taken into custody on investigation of capital murder in connection with Deputy Schaefer's death.

Read more on ODMP.






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