Sunday, February 26, 2012
Veteran Chicago Police officer Preston Ross Jr. suffered a fatal heart attack Saturday says Cook County Medical Examiner
Veteran Chicago Police officer Preston Ross Jr. suffered a fatal heart attack Saturday while on duty at a CTA stop, the Cook County Medical Examiner said today.
Ross, 48, was in uniform and working on the CTA detail at the Grand Avenue Blue Line stop around 9 a.m. when he suffered the heart attack. Police News affairs said. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he died, police said.
Ross had been on the force for 25 years and received 17 awards from the department during his career, police said.
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