AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Funeral arrangements for Lt. James Compton have been released.
Family will be receiving friends Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 P.M. at the Thomas Poteet Funeral home on Davis Road.
Funeral services are 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home chapel.
Lt. Compton died Monday morning at the hospital after a sheriff’s office spokesperson says he had some sort of medical event at his home.
He had been with the sheriff’s office since 1996, and was an Augusta Police Officer for 7 years before that.
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