The Jackson County Sheriff’s Division in Mississippi on Wednesday introduced the lack of one in every of its personal.
Cpl. Robert Verzal died Sunday after being hospitalized a number of weeks with COVID-19, the division stated. He was 39 years outdated and was with the sheriff’s division for 10 years.
Verzal was the lead correctional deputy on the grownup detention heart in Jackson County.
Funeral preparations embrace visitation from 10 a.m. to midday at Heritage Funeral Dwelling at 9721 Freeway 65 in Moss Level. A service will likely be held from midday to 12:30 p.m. with burial following at Jackson County Memorial Park in Pascagoula.
“We’re all very saddened by Deputy Verzal’s passing,” stated Sheriff Mike Ezell. “We on the sheriff’s division have misplaced a liked and revered member of our household. I ask that you just please maintain Corporal Verzal’s spouse, Julie, their household and mates, and his fellow deputies in your prayers.”