Police Officer Joshua Phillip Lynaugh

Police Officer Joshua Phillip Lynaugh

St. Paul Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Saturday, February 16, 2013

Joshua Phillip Lynaugh

Police Officer Josh Lynaugh died as the result of a heart attack while involved in a foot pursuit and search for a suspect in St. Paul.

He was able to catch the subject and took him into custody. After placing the subject in his patrol car Officer Lynaugh suddenly became ill. He was transported to a local hospital where he remained until passing away eight days later.

Officer Lynaugh had served with the St. Paul Police Department for five years. Officer Lynaugh is survived by his parents, brother, and sister.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 686

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Incident Date Friday, February 8, 2013

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 13, 2018

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