Alec Elijah Cohen Death – Obituary – MSP Officials have announced the death of one of their own, Alec Elijah Cohen who died over the weekend due to medical-related complications. Elijah died from his medical-related illness around 11:35 a.m. on Saturday.
According to Maryland State Police, Alec the 29-year-old trooper was found unconscious at his home on Friday. He was then rushed to the intensive Care Unit, where he was in critical condition.
Elijah’s body was transferred to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy to determine the cause of death, MSP posted this on Sunday via their Facebook page.
MSP took to Facebook to announce the demise of their officer.
“This is a significant loss for the Maryland State Police family. Our heartfelt condolences go out to Trooper First Class Cohen’s family and loved ones. Tfc. Cohen will always be remembered for his extraordinary commitment, selfless service, and unwavering dedication to the citizens of this state as a Maryland State Trooper,” a section of MSP’s social media post reads.
Cohen graduated from Northeastern University with a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice and then joined the ranks of the Maryland State Police, after graduating with the 146th Academy Class. At the time of his death, Cohen had served for four and a half years as an MSP trooper assigned to the North East Barrack.
The following is a statement released by Cohen’s family, which is included in MSP’s social media post: “Maryland State Police fulfilled his lifelong dream for public service and law enforcement. He was proud of his job and his MSP family.”