Miami Beach Police Officer Loses Battle With COVID

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Another South Florida instrumentality enforcement serviceman has succumbed to COVID.

On Thursday, the Miami Beach Police Department announced the nonaccomplishment of serviceman Edward “Eddie” Perez.

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“Today we mislaid a genuinely beloved and hardworking subordinate of the Miami Beach family. Please commune for Eddie and his family,” said Chief Richard Clements successful a statement.

Perez, a 25-year seasoned of Miami Beach PD, leaves down a woman and daughter.

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His decease comes conscionable days aft Miami Police Chief Art Acevedo said that astatine slightest 4 section instrumentality enforcement officers had died of COVID implicit the weekend.

Jennifer Sepot (Courtesy of the Fort Lauderdale Police Department)

One of those officers is Jennifer Sepot of the Fort Lauderdale Police Department. According to FLPD, Sepot had been with the section since 2017.

Lazaro R. Febles (Courtesy of the Florida Highway Patrol)

Another was Miami-based trooper Lazaro R. Febles, who according to a GoFundMe page acceptable up by friends and co-workers, died of complications from COVID-19. Febles served much than 11 years with the Florida Highway Patrol successful Troop E – Miami.

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CBS4 is inactive trying to corroborate whether 2 different South Florida instrumentality enforcement officers besides died of COVID-19, arsenic stated by Chief Acevedo. Team

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