Daniel David Edenfield
Allen County Sheriff's Department
Saturday, May 16, 1998

Age: 49
Served: 26 years
Badge #: 74
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Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Heart attack
Date/Time of Incident:
Friday, May 15, 1998

Incident to Death Duration:
1 day
Incident Location:
4000 Parnell Avenue, Fort Wayne
Incident County:
Incident Township:
Weapon Used:
Person (alcohol involved)
Suspect Disposition:
No charges filed
Burial Place:
Concordia Cemetery Gardens, Fort Wayne

   Sergeant Daniel Edenfield suffered a fatal heart attack following a foot chase of an intoxicated suspect who was beating a female.

   While working a security detail at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, he chased the suspect and briefly struggled with him before being able to handcuff the man. As he was waiting for a patrol car to transport the suspect, he collapsed. Sergeant Edenfield was transported to a local hospital and died the following day while undergoing surgery.

   Sergeant Edenfield was survived by his wife and two children.

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