Colo. deputy dies after suffering medical emergency while on duty

The officer reportedly had a massive heart attack

Duty Death: Kraig Conger - [Arapahoe, Colorado]

End of Service: 12/28/2022

By Ashley Silver

ARAPAHOE, Colo. — A Colorado deputy died this week while on duty due to a health crisis, according to the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office.

KDVR News reported that Deputy Kraig Conger had a major heart attack while on duty on Dec. 28.

The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office released a tweet on Thursday confirming the death of Conger.

“Kraig, you will be missed but never forgotten,” ACSO officials said. “Rest easy friend, we have the watch from here.”

Conger worked for the sheriff’s office for 22 years and was 51.


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