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Georgia Sheriff's Deputy Suffers Fatal Heart Attack During Annual Physical Assessment

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    Georgia Sheriff's Deputy Suffers Fatal Heart Attack During Annual Physical Assessment
    Nefeteria Brewster
    AUGUSTA, Georgia -- A deputy is dead after suffering a heart attack during his annual physical assessment, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

    Deputy James Wallace, 61, of Augusta, was on duty when he suffered the attack and died Thursday afternoon.

    Deputies performed CPR until EMS arrived and James was transported to Doctors Hospital where he died at approximately 1 p.m., according to a news release from the sheriff’s office .

    He will be sent for autopsy at GBI in Atlanta.

    James started at the sheriff’s office in November 2010 at the age of 54 and was a dedicated employee where everyone knew him to be a good person and friend, the sheriff’s office said.

    “Everyone at the S...

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