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Former Jefferson County sheriff Fortune passes away

Served as county sheriff spanning three decades
Posted at 3:04 PM, Aug 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-28 19:11:52-04

MONTICELLO, Fla. (WTXL) — According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday, former Jefferson County sheriff Kenneth Fortune has died.

During his law enforcement career, Fortune was a Florida Highway Patrol trooper before becoming the sheriff of Jefferson County in 1984.

Fortune was sheriff until his retirement in 2004.