Albuquerque police mourning sudden death of officer

Updated: 02/02/2014 7:29 PM | Created: 02/02/2014 7:03 PM
By: Elizabeth Reed,

The city of Albuquerque is mourning the sudden loss of one of its officers.

The police department tweeted: "With great sadness we learned that APD officer Kiet Truong passed away in his sleep last night. Served ABQ Police since 1997. Rest in peace."

Officer Truong worked closely with the Vietnamese community in Albuquerque. He is also an active Buddhist.

Police say he was ill last night and died in his sleep.

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