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A popular professor at SUNY Broome Community has passed away from what is believed to have been a heart attack. 

Wesley Warren was an associate professor in the Criminal Justice and Homeland Security Department and was a former police officer.

Faculty, students and staff were notified by B.C.C. officials by email.

Family members say Warren passed away early February 9.

Funeral arrangements are being made by the family and college officials say the campus will be notified when the arrangements are finalized.