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Second Broward County Sheriff’s Deputy Dead at 53

Two Untimely Deaths in April

Word has recently emerged that another Broward County Sheriff’s Deputy has passed. Deputy Marshall “Pete” Peterson reportedly “died at his residence,” according to an April 25 announcement on the Broward County Sheriff’s social media accounts. No specific cause of death was provided.

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Deputy Marshall Peterson, a 28-year veteran of the Broward Sheriff’s Office, Department of Detention. Deputy Peterson, 53, died at his residence. Thank you for your service, Deputy.

Deputy Jason Fitzsimons died at his residence on April 1.

The announcement also appears on the Broward Sheriff’s Facebook page, with reflections of his associates.

There is a very brief obituary found at Legacy.com. As of this writing only one party has signed the guest log.

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