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Detective Christopher Simpson dies at local police gym

11:41 AM, Feb 13, 2013   |    comments
Detective Christopher Simpson
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By Brittany Ludwig

CHESTERFIELD, Mo. (KSDK) - A 35-year veteran of local law enforcement passed away Monday afternoon while working out at a police fitness center, the Chesterfield Police Department said.

According to Captain Steven Lewis, a police spokesman, Detective Christopher Simpson died following a medical emergency at the Chesterfield Police Fitness Center.

Simpson served with several area police departments during his decades wearing the badge, including Maplewood and Berkley. He worked in the Chesterfield Police Department for the last 25 years.

Detective Christopher Simpson is survived by his wife of 32 years, Lewis said.

Funeral arrangements are still being put together.

KSDK

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