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Captain with Jones County Sheriff's Office dies from cancer

Captain Jimmy Black died on Christmas Eve.
Credit: Jones County Sheriff's Office

JONES COUNTY, Ga. — Captain Jimmy Black with the Jones County Sheriff's Office died on Christmas Eve.

According to a Facebook post by the sheriff's office, Black passed "following a heroic fight with cancer."

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The post was put up around 8 a.m. and says in full: 

With sadness and heavy hearts we announce the loss of another Family Member, Captain Jimmy Black died last night following a heroic fight with cancer. Please keep his Family and ours in your prayers. 

13WMAZ sends condolences to the family and sheriff's office.