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Ohio police chief dies after collapsing in squad

A cause of death has not been determined

Duty Death: Police Chief Carl Worley - [Ross Township, Ohio]


ROSS TWP., Ohio — Police Chief Carl Worley, a man who switched careers late in life to become a police officer, died Tuesday doing the job he loved, colleagues said.

Worley, 57, responded to a call of suspicious activity Tuesday afternoon on New London Road in Hamilton. He was working alongside fellow Ross Township officers and others from nearby agencies just before he was found unresponsive inside his police cruiser, according to Ross Township police Officer Gary Vaughn.

Worley was transported to Fort Hamilton Hospital, where he died. A cause of death has not been determined. Worley served in law enforcement since the 1990s, becoming chief of the township department nearly seven years ago.

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