Correctional Officer Teresia Wheeler

Correctional Officer Teresia Wheeler

Alabama Department of Corrections, Alabama

End of Watch Monday, October 1, 2001

Teresia Wheeler

Correctional Officer Teresia Wheeler suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a required run at the Alabama Corrections Academy.

She collapsed while attempting to complete the 1.5 mile run. She was transported to a local hospital where she died.

Officer Wheeler had served with the Alabama Department of Corrections for only two months.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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