University of Utah police officer dies while on duty

Sgt. Kory Newbold. Photo: U of U police

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Oct. 13, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — A University of Utah police officer has died while on duty, officials said Wednesday afternoon.

“We are devastated that University Police Sergeant Kory Newbold passed away today from a medical condition while on duty,” said a tweet from the University of Utah at 3 p.m.

“He was a beloved member of our team and had served the university community since 2014. Our hearts and thoughts are with his family and friends during this difficult time.”

Newbold was 59 years old.

No other details were immediately provided; officials said more information may be released later Wednesday.

Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.


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