Lee County court security officer dies after battle with COVID
LEE COUNTY, Ala. (WTVM) - A Lee County court security officer with the Lee Co. Sheriff’s Office died on Tuesday morning from COVID.
77-year-old Freddie Rowell started at the Lee County Sheriff’s Office in 2010, retiring in August of 2020.
According to Lee Co. Sheriff Jay Jones, Rowell was a reserve deputy before going full time as a court security officer.
Rowell was in the hospital battling COVID for weeks.
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office released a statement on social media Tuesday afternoon:
Rowell leaves behind a wife.
Sheriff Jones says Freddie was a great man who was always smiling.
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