The KIRKSVILLE (MO) DAILY EXPRESS reports that in August- a customer at the Kirksville WalMart suffered a heart attack in the store's parking lot.
Bystanders and EMS crews did what they could- but the story alludes to because of the fact that WalMart doesn't keep AEDs in all of their stores for "business reasons-" the heart attack victim died.
The KDE story says a WalMart spokesperson "Ashlie Hardie" told their publication that "We currently have AEDs in some stores, most of which are required by law, and looked at the possibility of using AEDs in more stores,” Hardie wrote, while also declining to disclose the location of any of those stores.
Oregon is a likely spot, as state law requires an AED in any retail outlet larger than 50,000 square feet or with more than 50 visitors per day. “At this time, we’ve determined the best way to manage a medical situation is to alert emergency responders who are trained in providing the appropriate care to those in need...."