Texas deputy dies of heart attack during K-9 training
Deputy Sheriff Mark Cox, 57, had served as a law enforcement officer for 8 years
Duty Death: Mark A. Cox - [Liberty Hill, Texas]
End of Service: 09/25/2018
By PoliceOne Staff
LIBERTY HILL, Texas — A Texas sheriff’s deputy was conducting K-9 training when he suffered a fatal heart attack, ODMP reported.
Deputy Sheriff Mark A. Cox was a Navy veteran who had already worked in law enforcement for five years prior to joining the Real County Sheriff’s Office in 2015.
Deputy Sheriff Mark Cox suffered a fatal heart attack while conducting canine training in Liberty Hill. Deputy Cox was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Real County Sheriff's Office for three years. @ODMP Thank you for your service, Deputy Cox. RIP pic.twitter.com/tXckKvUrwE— Williamson County Sheriff Texas (@SheriffChody) September 28, 2018
Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody memorialized Cox on Twitter by posting a photo of the LEO in uniform with a caption that read, “Thank you for your service, Deputy Cox. RIP.”
Cox is survived by his wife and two children.