MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Rogers police officer died unexpectedly Wednesday morning while off-duty, according to police.

“It is with great sadness to announce that Rogers police officer, Blake Neumann, died unexpectedly this morning while off-duty. Officer Neumann was a well-respected and knowledgeable officer, and had honorably served our city since 2014,” police said in a Twitter post.

Police say Neumann leaves behind a fiancé and two young children.

“Our police department family, and city staff, are mourning our tremendous loss, and will miss Blake greatly,” police said.

Rogers police say a squad will be parked in front of its police department in remembrance of Neumann while police work with his family for final arrangements.

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