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Va. police veteran dies suddenly of heart attack

16-year veteran Detective LaMonte Tucker passed away Monday

By PoliceOne Staff

RICHMOND, Va. — The Richmond Police Department announced on their Facebook page Tuesday that Detective LaMonte Tucker, 45, died suddenly of a heart attack. 

“Detective Tucker was a 16-year veteran of the Department, and most recently worked in the Youth and Family Crimes Unit,” the department posted. “He received numerous awards and commendations throughout his career highlighting his willingness to go above and beyond the call of duty.”

(Photo courtesy Richmond Police Department)
(Photo courtesy Richmond Police Department)

Tucker leaves behind a wife and two children.

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