Master Detention Deputy Lynn JonesRest in Peace Bro…We Got The Watch
Lake County Sheriff's Office, Florida
End of Watch Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Tour 13 years
Incident Date Saturday, June 13, 2020
Master Detention Deputy Lynn Jones died after contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure during an outbreak at the Lake County Jail at 441 W Main Street in Tavares. At the time of Deputy Jones' exposure, 18 staff members and over 100 inmates had tested positive.
Deputy Jones had served with the Lake County Sheriff's Office for 13 years. He is survived by his wife and three daughters.
In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders died as a result of COVID-19.
Nemo me impune lacessit
Day is done, Gone the sun, From the lake, From the hills, From the sky. All is well, Safely rest, God is nigh.