TPD officer dies unexpectedly while off-duty

In a Facebook post, Tampa Police just announced that one of their veteran officers has died while off duty.

The post says, "We are deeply saddened to share with you that this weekend we lost one of our Tampa Police family members. Master Patrol Officer Fred Arnold passed away unexpectedly during an off duty incident.

"Officer Arnold proudly served the community for 27 years and volunteered countless hours to mentoring young teens in our Police Explorer program. He will truly be missed. Please keep Officer Arnold's family and friends in your thoughts."