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Autopsy: Firefighter died of heart attack

Posted September 17, 2008

— A Raleigh firefighter who was found dead in his home in June died of a heart attack, according to an autopsy.

George Crocker, 32, was a senior firefighter with the Raleigh Fire Department and volunteer fire chief of the Pine Level Fire Department.

He was found dead at his Johnston County home on June 22. The autopsy report listed the cause of death as cardiac arrhythmia secondary to cardiomyopathy.


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  • chickentender63 Sep 17, 2008

    Very sad to have this happen at such a young age.

  • urmansnex Sep 17, 2008

    How horrible! So many child molesters and sorry people out there and this hero has to die. Guess an angel was needed. God Bless his family!

  • Maple Walnut Ice Cream Sep 17, 2008

    heart attack at 32? One year older than myself.