Retired NYSP investigator dies from 9/11-related cancer

Investigator Patrick Hogan was a USMC Persian Gulf War veteran and spent 22 years with the state police

Duty Death: Investigator Patrick J. Hogan - [New York]

End of Service: 04/13/2023

By Bill Carey 

NEW YORK — A retired New York State Police investigator has died as a result of cancer that he developed during search and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center following the 9/11 terror attacks. 

Investigator Patrick Hogan, of Wynantskill, was sent to New York City to aid in search and recovery efforts, NBC 5 reported.  

Officer Down Memorial Page stated that Hogan was a United States Marine Corps Persian Gulf War veteran. He spent 22 years with the state police, retiring in 2018. 

He is survived by his wife and three children. Hogan’s family asked that contributions be made in his memory to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation.


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