Police Officer John F. Lynch

Police Officer John F. Lynch

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, August 19, 1982

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John F. Lynch

Police Officer John Lynch died after suffering a massive heart attack while transporting a deceased person from a home on the 1100 block of West Marquette Road.

He 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

medical call

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Thank you for your service and rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your heroic actions and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 19, 2020

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