Army special agent dies during physical fitness test at West Point

Chief Warrant Officer 3 Liquat A. Khan died after collapsing during a run at West Point, N.Y., on Tuesday, April 30, 2019.


By MICHAEL RANDALL | The Times Herald-Record | Published: May 3, 2019

WEST POINT, N.Y. (Tribune News Service) — The special agent in charge of the Army's Criminal Investigation Command's West Point office collapsed during routine physical training on Thursday and later died.

The Army said Chief Warrant Officer 3 Liquat A. Khan, 51, was found on Tower Road near the Gillis Field House around 8:15 a.m. Thursday during a physical fitness test. He was taken by ambulance to Keller Army Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:14 a.m.

The death remains under investigation, but foul play is not suspected at this time.

Khan was a special agent with the Army's Criminal Investigation Division for more than 15 years, and had been stationed at West Point since last June. He had two previous tours of duty at West Point, from 2008 to 2010, and 2011 to 2014, and also served as a special agent during two combat tours.

Khan joined the Army after the Sept. 11 attacks.

The Army said no further information about the investigation is being released at this time.

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