Muscogee County deputy dies after battle with COVID-19
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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