The Whitfield County Sheriff's Office is mourning the loss of one of their own.

Lieutenant Fran Rice died Tuesday night at the age of 62, according to Ponders Funeral Home in Dalton, Georgia.

The funeral home said he died surrounded by his family at the Hamilton Medical Center.

The Whitfield County Sheriff's Office escorted him from the hospital to the funeral home Wednesday morning.

Local agencies offered their condolences to Rice's family Wednesday.

 

 
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