Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 28 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Heart attack
Incident Date: 1/2/2015
Police Officer Ronald Strittmatter suffered a fatal heart attack after attempting to help an elderly person who had fallen.
He had attempted to lift the person off the floor several times until paramedics arrived. He got off duty approximately one hour later and went home. He died early the following morning as the result of a heart attack.
Officer Strittmatter had served with the Lakeshire Police Department for four years and had previously served with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department for 24 years. He is survived by his wife and son.