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Mother of cop killed in Las Vegas massacre suffers heart attack, dies two days after son’s funeral service



The mother of a slain cop killed in the Las Vegas shooting massacre suffered a heart attack and then died two days after her son’s funeral.

Sheryl Stiles fell while riding a hotel escalator and suffered a heart attack after attending Metro Police Officer Charleston Hartfield’s funeral in Las Vegas Friday, the Las Vegas Journal-Review reported.



“We came to bury my nephew and then the next thing we know, I have to bury my sister,” Lewis Stiles, Stiles’ brother, told Fox5 Las Vegas.


Lewis Stiles, who traveled from Kentucky to Vegas for his nephew’s funeral, said his sister suffered brain damage after the fall, according to the Review.



Stiles was transported to a Clark County hospital before being transferred to another where she was taken off life support Sunday.Stiles’ family believes she died of a broken heart.

“I talked to the chaplain of Metro,” her cousin told the TV station. “He told me she kept saying ‘Oh I want to stay, I want to be with Charleston,’ that she wanted to die.”