Las Vegas, NV (CNBNewsnet)--Corrections Officer Kyle Eng, age 51, suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after struggling with an inmate in the Las Vegas Detention Center.
He began to feel ill after the inmate was subdued and went to the bathroom. Other officers found him unconscious in the bathroom and immediately began CPR. He was transported to University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
Officer Eng had served with the Las Vegas Department of Public Safety for only seven months.
Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:
Chief Michele Freeman
Las Vegas Department of Public Safety - Division of Corrections
3300 Stewart Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: (702) 229-6444