Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has confirmed the passing of two of its deputies Monday afternoon.
Officials say a 25-year veteran, Law Enforcement Sergeant Ernie Quintero and a 15-year-veteran, Detention Officer Kevin Fletcher passed away Monday.
Sgt. Quintero was assigned to the Court Security Division while Officer Fletcher was assigned to the Fourth Avenue Jail.
Their cause of death is currently unknown.
assignment was at the 4th Ave. Jail. Sheriff Penzone and everyone at the Sheriff’s Office extend our deepest sympathy to the Quintero and Fletcher families for their loss. MCSO will forever be in gratitude of Sergeant Quintero’s and Officer Fletcher’s service and (2/3)— Maricopa County Sheriff's Office (@mcsoaz) July 6, 2020