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Glendale police officer dies from COVID-19 complications

Posted at 4:23 PM, Aug 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-09 19:23:58-04

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Glendale police say one of their officers has died from COVID-19.

The Glendale Police Department said in a statement Monday that Officer Lonnie Durham died Aug. 2 of complications due to the virus.

Durham had been with the department for more than a decade. He was also from a family of Glendale police officers.

His father is a sergeant and his brother is a detective. Durham is survived by his wife and four children.

A private funeral service is planned for Saturday.