ASHLAND, Oregon — An Ashland police officer on the force for more than two decades died Friday from a medical episode suffered while on duty.
Officer Malcus Williams, who spent more than 21 years on the force, suffered a “major medical event” while responding to a domestic call Friday evening, according to Ashland police Chief Tighe O’Meara.
At about 7:25 p.m.Friday, Williams went into medical distress as soon as he arrived at a call in the 2000 block of Grizzly Drive, according to O’Meara. He collapsed near the door of the home, O’Meara said.
Two other officers immediately rendered aid to Williams while Ashland Fire and Rescue paramedics rushed to the area. A th…