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Former Cajun, Youngsville police officer Washington dies

Posted: 3:09 PM, Jul 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-19 16:09:35-04

A former Youngsville Police officer has died while training for a position at Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries. 

Immanuel Washington was also a UL basketball player, and he worked for the police department for two years before entering the academy for LDWF. 

Washington collapsed yesterday during the physical training portion of the academy.

Youngsville Police released a statement about Washington saying," All that knew him were always left with a joyous feeling after making contact with Immanuel. He had a contagious smile that would crack even the grouchiest of people."

Youngsville Mayor Ken Ritter also posted about Washington: