Constable Jacques Ostigny
Sûreté du Québec

End of Watch: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Cause: Heart attack

Biographical Info
Age: 51
Tour of Duty: 24 years
Badge Number: 8654

Constable Jacques Ostigny suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to locate two hikers who had reported encountering a bear in a wooded area in Saguenay Fjord National Park.

The area was unpassable by vehicle, requiring Constable Ostigney to hike into the woods in an attempt to locate the hikers. During the search he became ill and collapsed.

He was flown to a local hospital where he passed away.

Constable Ostigny had served with the agency for 24 years.

Photograph: Constable Jacques Ostigny

Patch image: Sûreté du Québec, Québec

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