ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. — An entire community is mourning the death of a 27-year-old Rockdale County sheriff’s deputy.
According to family members and the Sheriff’s Office, investigator John Cole Haynie died Saturday from complications from the flu after a monthlong battle.
Deputies held a special memorial for the investigator Monday.
SO SAD: Deputy dies from complications of flu, 5 other Georgians die from illness in one week — t.co/zoSU0AqmyT TONIGHT AT 11: @AudreyWSBTV is Rockdale County, where a special memorial service was held for the deputy. pic.twitter.com/um4lEHbZs4
— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) January 28, 2020