NC police candidate who collapsed during training died from hyperthermia, medical report shows

Jeremy Moseley (Source: CMPD)

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department candidate who collapsed during training last month died from hyperthermia, according to the Mecklenburg County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The report was released Friday, showing 29-year-old Jeremy Moseley had a temperature of 105.9 about two hours after collapsing the morning of July 5.

The medical report also shows Moseley was taking herbal supplements for weight loss, with an “unknown effect on his electrolyte balance.” Moseley has a medical history of asthma, the medical report says, but no recent exacerbation was reported.

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It happened around 8:30 a.m. during a state mandated physical fitness training at a police academy on Shopton Road. Moseley was running outdoors when he collapsed.

Charlotte Fire Department officials tended to Moseley, and Medic took him to Carolinas Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Moseley was from Queens, NY, and attended the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the Capital University School of Law before pursuing a career in law enforcement, according to CMPD.

Moseley, police said, moved to the Carolinas in 2015, and was hired by CMPD on June 27, 2016 as a member of the 174th Recruit Class.

His death has been ruled accidental.

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