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Muscogee County deputy dies after battle with COVID-19

Sergeant Bobby Williams, a 30-year veteran with the Muscogee County Sherriff’s Office, died of...
Sergeant Bobby Williams, a 30-year veteran with the Muscogee County Sherriff’s Office, died of COVID-19 Monday morning, Sheriff Greg Countryman said.(Source: Sheriff Greg Countryman)
Published: Sep. 13, 2021 at 9:34 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 13, 2021 at 10:12 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of one of their own.

Sergeant Bobby Williams, a 30-year veteran with the sheriff’s office, died of COVID-19 Monday morning, Sheriff Greg Countryman confirmed to News Leader 9.

The sheriff says Williams had been hospitalized, battling the virus for about a month at Piedmont Columbus Regional.

At least 17 other Georgia law enforcement officers have died of COVID-19 this year, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page website.

The sheriff and Sherman’s family are asking for everyone’s prayers.

Funeral arrangements have not been announced yet.

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