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Sergeant Daniel David Edenfield

Allen County Sheriff's Department

Sergeant Daniel David Edenfield

Allen County Sheriff's Department
End of Watch: Saturday, May 16, 1998

Biographical Info
Age: 49
Tour of Duty: 26 years
Badge Number: 74

Incident Details
Cause of Death:
Heart attack
Date of Incident: Friday, May 15, 1998
Weapon Used: Person; Alcohol involved
Suspect Info: Apprehended

Sergeant Daniel Edenfield suffered a fatal heart attack following a foot chase of an intoxicated suspect who was beating a female. Sergeant Edenfield was working a security detail at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum where the incident happened. After chasing the suspect he was able to apprehend him and struggled briefly with him before handcuffing the man. As he was waiting for a patrol car to transport the suspect he collapsed. He was then transported to a local hospital where he died while undergoing surgery.

Sergeant Edenfield had served with the Allen County Sheriff's Department for 26 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.






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