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Habersham County deputy dies unexpectedly

Deputy Patrick Mayfield was a school resource officer.

HABERSHAM COUNTY, Ga. — Habersham County deputies are mourning the loss of one of their own.

The Habersham County Sheriff Joey Terrell posted on his Facebook page that Deputy Patrick Mayfield died unexpectedly Friday.

Mayfield served as one of the school resource officers. In the post, the sheriff's office also included photos Mayfield with students.

"Patrick will be greatly missed," the post reads. "His family is in our thoughts and prayers. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers also." 

The sheriff's office said the family will receive friends on Friday, July 12 from noon to 6 p.m. and the funeral service will be held Saturday, July 13 at 2 p.m. at the Moss Stovall Neal Funeral Home in Toccoa. 


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