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Ng, Nelson K.

End of Watch: 
Friday, August 15, 2008
County: 
Kittitas
Agency: 
Ellensburg P.D.

Sergeant Nelson Ng died after contracting hantavirus pulmonary syndrome as a result of infected mouse droppings at the department training center. Sergeant Ng was the agency’s training officer and spent a significant amount of time at the training center. Health inspectors searched Ng’s home, his parents’ home, and the department training center for traces of the virus and only found it present at the training center. Sergeant Ng had served with the agency for 11 years. He was survived by his wife and child.