Sheriff Marlin Gusman of the Orleans Parish Sheriff Department in Louisiana sadly reports the death of Deputy Sheriff Rodney Condall.

Deputy Condall, 50, suffered a fatal heart attack in the Old Parish Prison facility while he was working. He and other deputies rushed to assist another deputy who had called for assistance involving a fight between inmates.

Deputy Condall ran up a flight of stairs and suddenly collapsed. The other deputies rendered aid to Deputy Condall and the medical staff continued first aid and CPR. Deputy Condall was transported to a hospital where he later died about an hour later.

Deputy Condall served the Orleans Parish Sheriff Office for 16 years. Survived by his wife and two children.

Deputy Sheriff Rodney Condall-gone, but never forgotten. EOW: Wednesday, January 28, 2015

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Graphic created by Fellow Officer Rose Borisow