Lieutenant Joseph A. Martyna

Lieutenant Joseph A. Martyna

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, November 16, 2008

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Joseph A. Martyna

Lieutenant Joseph Martyna suffered a fatal heart attack a short time after being involved in an intense search and rescue mission for a missing hunter in the Everglades.

He had been piloting his agency's Bell 206L4 helicopter while searching for the hunter in Collier County. He collapsed a short time after returning home following the search.

Lieutenant Martyna had served with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for 31 years. He is survived by his wife.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 31 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

search and rescue

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