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Patrolman John Gurnovich | South Brunswick Police Department, New Jersey South Brunswick Police Department, New Jersey

Patrolman

John Gurnovich

South Brunswick Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch: Sunday, June 12, 1966

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 51

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

Incident Date: 5/30/1966

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Patrolman John Gurnovich suffered a fatal heart attack following a struggle with a suspect at a local bowling alley. He had responded to the bowling alley to investigate a disturbance. During the struggle the suspect punched him in the chest, triggering the heart attack.

Patrolman Gurnovich was transported to a local hospital where he remained for 12 days until passing away.

He had served with the agency for 3 years and was survived by his wife and two children.

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God bless you still. Your service and bravery will never be forgotten.

James J Fraunberger POLICEMAN'S sON
December 23, 2015

 

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