Florida police officer dies from complications related to COVID-19, chief says

The Lauderhill Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their officers as he died after a battle with the coronavirus.

They said on Sunday Officer Corey Pendergrass died from complications related to COVID-19. He served on the force since 1997.

The agency also posted photos of first responders escorting Pendergrass' body from Plantation General Hospital to a funeral home in Pompano Beach. 

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