Officer has fatal heart attack during training


MUSKEGON, Mich. (WOOD) — A correctional officer had a fatal hear attack during a training exercise Wednesday.

Correctional Officer Chad Charles collapsed during a building clearing scenario while participating in a quarterly training exercise with the Emergency Response Team at Camp Grayling, according to the “Officer Down Memorial” page. Other members of the team performed CPR until he was taken to a local hospital, where he passed away.

Officer Charles had served with the Michigan Department of Corrections at the Muskegon Correctional Facility for nine years.

For funeral arrangements and to send condolences, please contact:

Director Daniel Heyns
Michigan Department of Corrections
206 E Michigan Avenue
Grandview Plaza
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: (517) 335-1426


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