Police Department Mourns Loss Of Officer

A police department in Eastern Carolina is mourning the loss of one of its officers.

Kirk Newkirk, an officer with the Warsaw Police Department, died Sunday. Chief Mike Webster says Newkirk suffered a massive heart attack Sunday while playing golf with some friends at Camp Lejeune.

Newkirk, who was just 43-years-old, was a twenty year law enforcement veteran. He had been with the Warsaw police since November of last year.


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  • by jeff Location: winterville on May 4, 2010 at 04:09 PM
    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of this brave officer. My thoughts and prayers go out to him. I am thankful for him dedicating 20 years to keeping the public safe.
  • by mumble on May 4, 2010 at 03:47 PM
    Sorry to hear of this, my thoughts are with his family......
  • by Washington County on May 4, 2010 at 03:43 PM
    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family God Bless you
  • by Anonymous on May 4, 2010 at 03:32 PM
    RIP. Let this be a lesson for all of us. Folks are having heart attacks at younger and younger ages and not surviving. Please do what you can to take good physical care of yourself and maybe in honor of this good man.
  • by cindi Location: williamston on May 4, 2010 at 11:52 AM
    My thoughts and prayers are with his family and the department and community that he so proudly served.
  • by Tyrrell County Location: Columbia on May 4, 2010 at 10:52 AM
    Prayers to the family from Tyrrell County Sheriff Office
  • by Tony on May 4, 2010 at 09:42 AM
    God Bless the family and this man's brother officers.
  • by Sheri Location: Jamesville on May 4, 2010 at 09:27 AM
    So very sorry!
  • by The Turners on May 4, 2010 at 09:04 AM
    Our Prayers are with this family in their time of need!!!
  • by JJ on May 4, 2010 at 08:52 AM
    Prayers to the family and the department.
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