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Sandy Police Chief William O’Neal dies

Posted at 10:37 PM, Jan 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-13 13:11:30-05

SANDY, Utah — Sandy Police Chief William O’Neal has passed away, the police department announced Sunday night.

O’Neal died at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, according to the announcement. His specific cause of death was not revealed, but a statement from Sandy City PD said he “experienced an unfortunate medical event” and died of natural causes.

Chief O’Neal had served with the Sandy City Police Department since August 1996. He was sworn in as chief in July 2018.

Deputy Chief Greg Severson will serve as the interim chief.

The department will release information regarding funeral services.