East Texas Judge dies from heart attack

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LAKE TYLER, TX (KLTV) - East Texas authorities have confirmed District Judge Bill Jennings died of a heart attack Saturday afternoon.

Game Warden Chris Green says Jennings was sailing his boat in Lake Tyler when he collapsed from a massive heart attack.

Emergency crews responded, administering CPR but were unable to revive Jennings, who was pronounced dead at ETMC Tyler by Justice of the Peace Quincy Beavers at ETMC Tyler.

Jennings served as judge for the 124th district court of Texas since 2007.

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