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Photograph: Correctional Officer Joseph Adam McKeown

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Correctional Officer Joseph Adam McKeown
Alberta Solicitor General and Public Security - Correctional Services Branch
Alberta

End of Watch: Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Biographical Info
Age: 28
Tour of Duty: 1 year
Badge Number: 1462

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Heart attack
Date of Incident: Tuesday, July 22, 2008
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Officer Joseph McKeown suffered what is believed to be a fatal heart attack while participating in a mandatory fitness training session. Approximately 30 minutes into the session he began to feel ill and collapsed.

Fellow officers immediately began CPR as they waited for paramedics to arrive. He was transported to Misericordia Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Officer McKeown had served with the agency for 1 year and was assigned to the Red Deer Remand Centre. He is survived by his parents, sister, and two brothers.



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