Heartfelt tributes have been paid to ‘well-respected duty officer’ who passed away yesterday evening.
A spokesperson for the British Transport Police Federation said:
“This evening, our hearts go out to the family and friends of Inspector Chau See, who passed away this afternoon.
“We add our condolences to the many messages of support his family are receiving.
“It’s clear just how loved and respected Chau was within BTP and beyond.
“The loss of an officer affects the whole police family; even more so when that loss is sudden and unexpected.
‘Rest in peace.”
It is understood that Insp See collapsed on the evening of Tuesday 12th November after suffering from a cardiac arrest.
Added complications meant that he was placed on life support in intensive care.
Just after he fell ill, Insp See’s family set up a ‘Support for Chau See’ GoFundMe page.
Before his passing, Lisa Gower wrote:
‘For anyone who does not know Chau I can say from the bottom of my heart, he is the kindest, most loving and supportive person I have ever met.
‘We are due to get married next year in conjunction with my 50th birthday; He has supported me through a few tricky years with my mental health he has.
‘He has worked for the British Transport Police for 20 years and due to retire in 2 years’ time, and he has already got plans in place!
‘If Chau is not working, he can generally be found running in the woods by our house training for a running event, trail races, marathons, ultras – the harder, the better.
‘He loves to record his runs on Strava and is well know for being ‘King’ of segments!
‘Chau is a Dad to two beautiful and talented daughters and grandad to 3-year-old Ezra.
‘He is also the father of two crazy cats which are our four-legged family.
‘Chau has many other talents including piano playing, drawing and DIY.
‘He is called Mr incredible to many of our friends as he always helps out with their DIY needs!
‘He even has Mr Incredible printed on his dressing gown!’
Image credit: JustGiving.com
In tribute to Insp See, BTP Superintendent Susan Peters tweeted to say:
“Insp Chau always had a smile for his colleagues… well-respected duty officer and a huge loss to his family and friends”.
Insp See joined the BTP in Sept 1999.
CLICK HERE to visit the crowdfunding page that was set up shortly after Insp Chau was admitted to hospital
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