05/23/2014

Corrections officer dies during training exercise

Chad Charles, 43, collapsed while training with the Michigan Department of Corrections emergency response team

By PoliceOne Staff

MUSKEGON, Mich. — A corrections officer died during training Wednesday.

According to WZZM, Chad Charles, 43, collapsed while training with the Michigan Department of Corrections emergency response team and died at a local hospital.

ODMP reports Charles suffered a fatal heart attack during a building-clearing scenario that was part of a quarterly training exercise.

Charles served with the department for nine years.

 

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