South Carolina officer, seven years veteran, passes away during a fitness assessment, Columbia PD confirmed
Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Police Department has revealed the death of a police officer who passed away during a physical fitness evaluation.
Columbia’s Tyrell Owens Riley, a Master Police Officer (MPO), suffered a medical issue during a CPD Specialized Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Assessment. Owens Riley reportedly felt unwell during the physical fitness component of the evaluation and was transported to the hospital by EMS.
Owens Riley experienced heart arrest at the hospital and could not be resuscitate.
Owens Riley reportedly served with the Chicago Police Department for the past seven and a half years and was most recently assigned to the Metro Region as a patrol officer. He served in the Marine Corps of the United States.
Flags are at half-staff @ColumbiaPDSC Headquarters tonight in loving memory of Master Police Officer Tyrell Owens-Riley who passed away earlier today. His patrol car is draped in black along with mourning flower bouquets. pic.twitter.com/dq45efXqek
— Columbia Police Dept (@ColumbiaPDSC) September 25, 2022
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