DETROIT, MI – Michigan State Police Metro Detroit are mourning the loss of a retired Sergeant and his wife who both died from COVID-19.
Retired Sgt. JJ Smith lost his battle to COVID-19 during the overnight hours last night, Saturday April 4th, 2020. Sgt. Smith’s wife Gloria lost her battle to the virus last week.
@mspmetrodet posted the following message to Twitter “All of us in the Second feel that pain so many have already felt. We also feel joy remembering them and the memories we have of them. RIH JJ and Gloria we miss you! Stay Home and Stay Safe everyone!”
We have seen many numbers of who has this virus, who has survived and worst of all who has died. That number hit home to us here as retired Sgt. JJ Smith lost his battle to COVID-19 overnight. His wife Gloria passed from COVID-19 just last week. pic.twitter.com/tblBCBb3Gx
— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) April 4, 2020
MI Headlines would like to thank Sgt. JJ Smith for his service. We also send condolences to the Smith family and all of our wonderful officers throughout the State of Michigan. Please stay safe out there. We need you.
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