Lieutenant George Hura, Jr.

Lieutenant George Hura, Jr.

Escambia County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, May 4, 2004

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George Hura, Jr.

Lieutenant George Hura suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a critical incident training exercise using simunitions.

One of the training scenarios had just been completed when Lieutenant Hura collapsed. He was flown to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Lieutenant Hura was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran during the Vietnam War. He had served with the Escambia County Sheriff's Department for 27 years. He is survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 56
  • Tour 27 years
  • Badge 30
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Rest in peace Lt. Hura.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 4, 2021

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