Slain police officer's organs help five patients

Bismarck Tribune

FARGO -- As the city mourns the death of a police officer killed in the line of duty, a handful of folks are getting a second chance at life through his generosity.

The organs of 33-year-old Jason Moszer found recipients in five people, ages 26 to 61, said Drew Schwan, a friend of Moszer's since elementary school.

"Helping people was important throughout his whole life and career, and he still had the opportunity to do so afterwards," Schwan said.

• Moszer's heart went to a 46-year-old man who waited 1,102 days on an organ transplant list.

• His lungs were received by a 60-year-old man who waited 375 days. Continue reading