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Maryland Corrections Officer Dies On Duty

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    Maryland Corrections Officer Dies On Duty
    Cameron Dodd
    FREDERICK, Maryland -- A Frederick County Adult Detention Center correctional officer died Thursday while working, according to the Frederick County Sheriff's Office.

    Correctional Officer 1st Class James A. El-Shafey died after going into cardiac arrest on duty Thursday, according to a sheriff's office statement.

    The sheriff's office characterized El-Shafey's passing as a line-of-duty death. El-Shafey was involved in routine duties when he experienced a medical emergency, according to Maj. Tim Clarke of the sheriff's office.

    El-Shafey, 25, of Hagerstown, worked for the sheriff's office for four years. He was the father of two children.



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