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Ashland police officer dies due to major medical event

March 3, 2018

ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) — Western Oregon officials say an Ashland police officer died due to a “major medical event” while responding to a call.

Authorities tell the Mail Tribune that officer Malcus Williams died at about 9 p.m. Friday after suffering an undisclosed medical event at about 7:30 p.m.

Paramedics rushed Williams to Providence Medford Medical Center, but life-saving efforts failed.

Williams was with the Ashland Police Department for more than 21 years.

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Information from: Mail Tribune, http://www.mailtribune.com/

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