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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Josh; Your memorial bench sits in front of the Minnesota State Fair Police Department during the MN state fair for all fairgoers to see. We have our morning coffee with other officers with you. You are not forgotten!

SAIC Bill Chandler (ret)
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension

August 29, 2017

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