JONES COUNTY, Miss – The Jones County Sheriff’s Department is mourning the loss of Deputy Charles Brent Beasley.
During a press conference held Wednesday afternoon, Sheriff Alex Hodge said Beasley died of natural causes.
Beasley, 40, began working with the Jones County Sheriff’s Department in 2012. He was chosen by his peers as Deputy of the Year in 2014.
Hodge said Beasley was a 10 year law enforcement veteran, beginning his career in 2006; working in Ellisville and Liberty.
Sheriff Hodge said the fallen officer was always one to count on, “Deputy Beasley was always available and ready to represent this Sheriff’s Department. His work ethic as well as his mild-mannered ability to relate to the public made him a valuable asset to our team…our family.”
Funeral arrangements have not been finalized.