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Lee Vance, Sheriff of Hinds County, has died

August 4, 2021: The Bolton News is sad to learn that Hinds County Sheriff Lee Vance has died today at the age of 63.

headshot photo of Lee D. Vance
Lee D. Vance, Sheriff of Hinds County Mississippi

Earlier today [on August 4, 2021], the Hinds County Sheriff's Office tweeted: "At 11:12 AM, AMR responded to the residence of Hinds County Sheriff Lee D. Vance regarding a medical emergency. Sheriff Vance was non-responsive when medical personnel arrived and pronounced deceased. The Coroner has been dispatched to the residence."

It was announced on July 23, 2021, that he had tested positive for COVID-19. According to Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart, Vance died from natural causes due to COVID-19. His death will be labeled as a “COVID related death.”

Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and co-workers at this very difficult time.

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