Slain Officer’s Organs Save Four Lives

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Slain Officer’s Organs Save Four Lives

Posted: 9:05 pm PDT March 25, 2009Updated: 11:42 pm PDT March 25, 2009

OAKLAND, Calif. — Oakland police Officer John Hege saved four lives by having his organs donated after being fatally shot in the line of duty Saturday, according to the California Transplant Donor Network.

Hege’s organ donations saved the lives of four Californians and his tissue donation will enhance the lives of as many as 50 other people, according to the network.

The network released a statement saying "we know those who are receiving his gifts thank him and his family with gratitude and a shared sense of loss at his passing.

FULL STORY HERE: KTVU.com

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