CORUNNA, Mich. (Great Lakes News) – The Shiawassee County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the death of a colleague.

Shiawassee County Sheriff Brian BeGole said Deputy Darrell Henderson died Saturday at Memorial Healthcare Center in Owosso due to complications from COVID-19. The sheriff said Henderson likely contracted the virus while on duty at the jail.

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Earlier this month, the Shiawassee County jail reported a COVID-19 outbreak.

According to a post on the department’s Facebook page, “Deputy Henderson was a beloved co-worker with a big smile, and a heart of gold. He treated everyone with respect and brought great spirit to the Sheriff’s Office.”