East Idaho police officer dies of apparent heart attack

Posted: 11:26 AM, May 23, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-23 17:26:50Z

An eastern Idaho police officer has died after suffering an apparent heart attack while responding to a disturbance.

Shelley Police Chief Rod Mohler says Sgt. Kent Swanson suffered the heart attack at about 10:30 p.m. Monday.

Mohler says Swanson was taken to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Mohler says the police department is still looking into the death.

Authorities didn't release Swanson's age.