Police investigate death of Sheriff Deputy

COLUMBUS, GA (WXTX) - The Muscogee County Sheriff's Office is mourning the loss of one of their own.

Details are not being released at this time, however coroner Buddy Bryan confirms that Sheriff Deputy Larry Tew has died. Tew was a captain in the Sheriff's Office.

He was pronounced dead just before 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

The Columbus Police Department's homicide division is investigating this case.

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