August 19, 1982
Officer John Lynch died after suffering a massive heart attack while transporting a deceased person.
Officer Lynch and his partner were assigned to process a deceased body that was inside a residence. They carried the body from the house to the squadrol on a portable stretcher and then into the hospital to be pronounced by a doctor. Once inside the hospital emergency room, Officer Lynch suffered a massive heart attack and could not be revived.
Officer John Lynch is survived by his wife and three children.