Former Monroe County Officer remembered as a good officer

Tony Coxey died in his home and funeral arrangements have not yet been made

Posted: Sep. 25, 2018 7:32 PM
Updated: Sep. 25, 2018 7:32 PM

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county sheriff's department is grieving the loss of one of its former deputies this evening. let's go live to wayne hereford who is in monroe county with more. tony coxey was a man who is remembered as both a good officer and soldier. he served in the national guard and was deployed overseas on numerous occasions serving in both iraq and bosnia. but he is being remembered tonight for his five years of service with the monroe county sheriff's department. monroe county coroner alan gurley says coxey's body has been sent for autopsy. the sadness of his loss could be felt throughout the monroe county sheriff's department today where sheriff cecil cantrell simply remember coxey as a good officer and a good man. ." "our whole sheriff's department is in mourning today . its a very sad situation for us. we thought the world of tony and his family. we are just asking for -prayers from the community for his family and tony was a great officer and a great friend of mine." coxey was involved in a railroad accident late last year in alabama. it's unclear if that accident played a factor in his death. funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. e-e-pickle funeral home in amory is handling the arrangements. reporting live from aberdeen at the monroe county sheriff's department on wayne hereford wtva 9 news
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