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Oklahoma City Police Department continues to investigate recruit’s death

Kelley Chase, 38, a father and military veteran, died Saturday after hitting his head during a routine Oklahoma City police academy training Friday afternoon.

BY JULIANA KEEPING Published: October 16, 2012

Kelley Chase, 38, was hours away from completing a police academy training course when his head hit the mat.

Chase would not get up again. The Oklahoma City police recruit and Air Force veteran was taken to a hospital Friday afternoon. He underwent surgery, was placed on life support and died Saturday morning.

Chase was working...
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