Autopsy reveals Fort Wayne Police Officer died from heart attack

The Allen County coroner says Fort Wayne Officer David Tinsley died from a heart attack while on duty.

Posted: Sep. 13, 2018 8:25 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - The Allen County coroner says Fort Wayne Officer David Tinsley died from a heart attack while on duty.

Tinsley had been involved with a vehicle chase that ended on the River Greenway near the Candlelite apartments. Tinsley collapsed and was treated at the scene. He was then taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after getting there.

The coroner says Tinsley's manner of death is natural.

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