Sad news to report out of Sabine Parish as Many Police Chief Roger Freeman passed away yesterday. The news was shared on the Sabine Parish Sheriff's Office Facebook page.

Sources say that Chief Freeman died from a heart attack while he was battling COVID-19.

According to the Sheriff's Office, Freeman worked for many years at the Many Police Department in addition to his years as a Jailer and Patrol Deputy with the Sheriff's Office.

The Many Police Department also took to social media to pay tribute to their Chief.

It is with unfathomable sorrow that Many PD announces the passing of Chief Roger Freeman.

Chief Freeman was one of the people. He loved, and he was loved in return. He was in our homes, worked our accidents, and helped us pick up the broken pieces of our lives when things were shattered. Roger earned the trust of the Town of Many. He served the people, and he loved the people.

 

Funeral arrangements for Roger Freeman are pending.

 

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