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Kingsport Police Department mourns loss of one of its own

From staff reports • Updated Apr 17, 2018 at 10:13 PM

KINGSPORT — Thomas M. Patton, public information officer with the Kingsport Police Department, issued the following statement Tuesday evening on the death of veteran Kingsport officer and Dobyns-Bennett High School Resource Officer Sean Cornett.

“It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we inform the citizens of the City of Kingsport that veteran Kingsport Police Officer and beloved longtime Dobyns-Bennett High School Resource Officer Sean Cornett passed away unexpectedly today while out of town on vacation. We ask that everyone keep his loved ones in your thoughts and prayers during this extremely difficult time of grief. Out of respect for the privacy of his family and friends, no additional details will be released at this time.”

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