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Canada constable suffers fatal heart attack during training

Const. Joseph Prevett was training with his new K-9 Timber when he suddenly fell ill

Duty Death: Joseph Prevett - [Thunder Bay]

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By PoliceOne Staff

THUNDER BAY, Ontario — The Thunder Bay Police Service’s sole K-9 officer died of what appears to be a heart attack during a training session with his new K-9, Timber.

Const. Joseph Prevett suddenly fell ill Wednesday and was transported to South Muskoka Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to TBNewsWatch.

Const. Joseph Prevett (Photo courtesy The Thunder Bay Police Service)
Const. Joseph Prevett (Photo courtesy The Thunder Bay Police Service)

More than 500 officers and K-9s are expected to attend Prevett’s funeral services.  

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