Officer Myles M. Smetana

September 16, 1999

Written by 100Clubillinois

On August 24, 1999, Police Officer Myles M. Smetana and his partner responded to a disturbance call involving a mental patient. After quelling the disturbance, Officer Smetana suddenly sustained a rush of illness, weakness and dizziness. He was transported to a hospital where he lapsed into a coma until his death on 16 September 1999. It was determined by his doctors that he did in fact suffer a heart attack at the time of the earlier incident.

Officer Smetana is survived by his wife and three children.

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