Riverside County sheriff's sergeant dies on duty after suffering apparent heart attack

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Monday, October 19, 2020
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Sergeant Harry Cohen with the Riverside County Sheriff's Department died after suffering an apparent heart attack while on duty with the K-9 team, Sheriff Chad Bianco said.

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KABC) -- The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is mourning the loss of one its members.

In a Facebook post, Sheriff Chad Bianco said Sergeant Harry Cohen died Sunday after suffering "what appears to be a heart attack while training with the K-9 team."

Cohen spent "many years" with the K-9 team and was a supervisor, according to Bianco.

"Last night our department lost a man of God, husband, father, best friend and deputy. Sergeant Harry Cohen will be deeply missed by everyone who knew him," Bianco wrote.

Details on a public funeral service have not been released.