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Cook County Sheriff's Office Reports Death of Dispatcher

Mar 02, 2020 07:01AM ● By Editor

From WDIO-TV - March 2, 2020

On Sunday, the Cook County Sheriff's Office released a statement on Facebook about the death of one of their own, Dispatcher Dawn Wagner.

According to the Sheriff's Office, officers responded to to the home of 58-year-old Wagner on Wilderness Trail on Tom Lake in Hovland for a suspected cardiac event at approximately 7:30pm Saturday evening.

CPR was initiated by Wagner’s husband and continued when Deputies and First Responders arrived. Sadly, attempts to resuscitate Wagner were unsuccessful.

“A wonderful light in our midst has moved on and we are heartbroken,” Sheriff Pat Eliasen said on Facebook.  “It is always difficult to respond to calls that end in a loss of life, but exceptionally difficult when it is a colleague and friend. This is a big loss for our team, and our hearts and prayers are with Dawn’s family.”

Authorities say Wagner served many years as a 911 dispatcher both in Colorado and here in Minnesota. She joined the Cook County Sheriff’s Office in 2017.

An autopsy will be completed to determine the official cause of death.

See the entire Cook County Sheriff's Facebook post here.

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