Sergeant Steven Splan suffered a fatal heart attack several hours after cutting and removing a large tree that had fallen onto Bloomfield Hills Parkway east of Woodward Avenue at approximately 12:30 pm.
He returned to the station and was found unresponsive at approximately 11:00 pm.
Sergeant Splan had served with the Bloomfield Hills Police Department for 15 years. He is survived by his wife and four children., according to a statement posted online on Aug. 3, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Aida Guyer Cutler wrote
So very sad. Condolences to the family. Way to young.
Lance Forrest wrote
So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for the department and his family.
Tina Domin wrote
So sad and way to young! Prayers to his family!
Christine H. Jewett Weber wrote
Condolences to his family and friends.
Mary Beth Baumgarten Semaan wrote
So sad!! My prayers to his family!!
Linda Finkelberg wrote
Condolences to his loved ones.
Marie Malchow- Atkinson wrote
Prayers for his family, co workers and friends
Marlene Smith wrote
Condolences to all effected by the death of sergeant Steven Splan
Jamie Janssen wrote
Thank you for your many years of dedicated service. My thoughts are with the family during this very difficult time.