Police Officer John F. Lynch

Police Officer John F. Lynch

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, August 19, 1982

John F. Lynch

Officer John Lynch died after suffering a massive heart attack while transporting a deceased person.

Officer Lynch and his partner were assigned to process a deceased body that was inside a residence. They carried the body from the house to the squadrol on a portable stretcher and then into the hospital to be pronounced by a doctor. Once inside the hospital emergency room, Officer Lynch suffered a massive heart attack and could not be revived.

Officer John Lynch is survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 11189

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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