A 61-year-old man has died after suffering a suspected medical episode while out searching for missing Queensland Police dog, Quizz, at Redbank Plains yesterday afternoon.
“We appreciate the community’s efforts in conducting their own searches for our PD Quizz, however your safety and the safety of those around you is of paramount importance to us,” Queensland Police said in a statement this morning.
“We urge the community to reconsider navigating the areas within the previous searches as they can be potentially dangerous and physically demanding.
“It is believed the man, who was searching for missing PD Quizz at a quarry site on Hallett Road, may have suffered a medical episode.”
Emergency services were called to attend at around 7pm, however the man was pronounced deceased at the scene, Police said.
“The Queensland Police Service extends its sincere condolences to the man’s family and friends at this difficult time.”