Off-duty Detroit police officer dies due to medical condition

DETROIT (WXYZ) - An officer with the Detroit Police Department is dead after suffering from a medical condition.

According to the police department, the officer was rushed to Sinai-Grace Hospital and died early Friday morning.

The officer was not on duty at the time. His fellow officers tell 7 Action News that he was with the eighth precinct and had been with the department for more than 15 years. A steady stream of colleagues has been arriving to the hospital this morning to pay their respects.

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