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.
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.