CPS teacher collapses at school, dies short time later

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon

7 PHOTOS
Chicago public school teacher dies in class
See Gallery
CPS teacher collapses at school, dies short time later
An 8th grade Chicago Public School teacher passed out, possibly suffering a heart attack in class and died a short time later Tuesday.
HIDE CAPTION
SHOW CAPTION
of
SEE ALL
BACK TO SLIDE

CHICAGO - An 8th grade Chicago Public School teacher passed out, possibly suffering a heart attack in class and died a short time later.

It happened Tuesday at Spencer Technology Academy in the South Austin neighborhood.

James Dasher was in his second year at the school but his first full-time.

WGN News was told Dasher fainted in his classroom and died a short time later.

CPS has not yet issued a statement on the incident.

Those that knew him say Mr Dasher was a gentle teacher with the students. He reportedly had a family of his own and also coached track.

Also on AOL:
Olivia Pope's new scandal? She's not on top
Indiana's 'baby box' initiative is hard to swallow
Fugitive llamas whip Internet into a frenzy
Oops? Can't imagine Kim saw this coming

Read Full Story

Sign up for Breaking News by AOL to get the latest breaking news alerts and updates delivered straight to your inbox.

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

From Our Partners

Man Finds 5 Abandoned 'Puppies' In His Garden - Then Quickly Realizes He Made A Big Man Finds 5 Abandoned 'Puppies' In His Garden - Then Quickly Realizes He Made A Big
Don't Get Too Close To a Newborn Giraffe Unless You Want to Get Kicked in the Nuts Don't Get Too Close To a Newborn Giraffe Unless You Want to Get Kicked in the Nuts
A Holocaust Survivor Found These Old Photographs - And Solved A Decades-Old Mystery A Holocaust Survivor Found These Old Photographs - And Solved A Decades-Old Mystery