Corporal John Okafor

Corporal John Okafor

Tulsa County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Wednesday, April 15, 2020

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John Okafor

Corporal John Okafor suffered a fatal heart attack while exercising in the Tulsa County Jail.

He was jogging up and down the stairs in the area of the jail he was assigned when he suddenly collapsed. Nearby inmates immediately notified other officers who began giving him medical aid. He was transported to Oklahoma State Medical Center where he passed away a short time later.

Corporal Okafor had served with the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office for 13 years. He is survived by his wife and five daughters.


  • Age 59
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack


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