Sheriff’s deputy in Bayfield resigned days before he was found dead

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Sheriff’s deputy in Bayfield resigned days before he was found dead

Welfare check conducted prior to house fire
Lee
The body of Jeremiah Lee, a deputy with the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office, was removed from the home at 6491 County Road 516 early Friday after a fire. Lee was found inside with a gunshot wound. The cause of death is being investigated.
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A memorial account has been established at First National Bank of Durango’s Bayfield office to benefit the three children of Jeremiah Lee, who live in Bayfield.
Donations can be made via check, cash, wire transfers and bank transfers.
First National Bank of Durango, 351 Bayfield Center Drive. PO Box 410, Bayfield, CO 81122
The bank can be reached at 382-5634.

Sheriff’s deputy in Bayfield resigned days before he was found dead

Lee
The body of Jeremiah Lee, a deputy with the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office, was removed from the home at 6491 County Road 516 early Friday after a fire. Lee was found inside with a gunshot wound. The cause of death is being investigated.
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