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Fla. Captain dies of heart attack in training


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February 21, 2011

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Fla. Captain dies of heart attack in training

Officer Down: Captain John I. (Jay) McDonough - [Volusia County Beach Patrol, Florida]


By PoliceOne Staff

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — Captain Jay McDonough suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a department training exercise. He was jogging in the area of International Speedway Boulevard and South Peninsula Drive when he collapsed.

He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Captain McDonough served as a member of the Volusia County Beach Patrol for 13 years. He is survived by his wife, son, father, sister, and brother.

Read more on ODMP.



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