Captain Jerry L. Scantling

Captain Jerry L. Scantling

Onslow County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Friday, August 22, 2008

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Jerry L. Scantling

Captain Jerry Scantling died as the result of a heart attack and stroke suffered during a mandatory annual physical fitness exam at the Coastal Plains Raceway.

Immediately following the test he began to have trouble breathing. He went home where his condition worsened. He was transported to a local hospital and then to Pitt Memorial Hospital where he remained until passing away two days later.

Captain Scantling was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Onslow County Sheriff's Office for 20 years. He is survived by his wife, three children, and four grandchildren.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 141
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Incident Date Wednesday, August 20, 2008

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