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Walthall County sheriff dies after long illness

Walthall County Sheriff Duane Dillon.....Source: WDAM Walthall County Sheriff Duane Dillon.....Source: WDAM
WALTHALL COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Longtime Walthall County Sheriff Duane Dillon has died.

Supervisor-elect Frederick Magee says that he died on Monday afternoon at this home following a lengthy illness. 

Magee said that Coroner Shannon Hartzog was at the home when he left.

Dillon lost his re-election bid in August, finishing third in the Democratic Primary. He was running for a fifth tern. 

Kyle Breland, also a Democrat, was elected Walthall County Sheriff in November.

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