Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 28 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Heart attack
Undersheriff Caponera suffered a fatal heart attack while conducting a training course.
During the training, he became ill, and was taken to a local hospital by fellow officers. He was pronounced dead at the hospital due to a massive heart attack.
Undersheriff Caponera was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War and had served with the Bent County Sheriff's Office for 28 years. He was survived by his wife, two grown children, and two grandchildren.