Captain John “Jay” I. McDonough / Volusia County Beach Patrol, Florida
End of Watch: Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Biographical Info: Age: 52 / Tour of Duty: 13 yearx
Incident Details: Cause of Death: Heart attack / Date of Incident: February 16, 2011
Captain Jay McDonough suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a department training exercise. He was jogging in the area of International Speedway Boulevard and South Peninsula Drive when he collapsed.
He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Captain McDonough served as a member of the Volusia County Beach Patrol for 13 years. He is survived by his wife, son, father, sister, and brother.