Special Deputy Marshal Hugh Boyd Bennett

Special Deputy Marshal Hugh Boyd Bennett

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Wednesday, February 10, 2021

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Hugh Boyd Bennett

Special Deputy Marshal Hugh Bennett died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty at the Orrin G. Hatch United States Courthouse in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Special Deputy Marshal Bennett was a U.S. Army veteran and had served in law enforcement for 26 years. Prior to joining the United States Marshals Service he had served with the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office and the Unified Police Department of Greater Salt Lake. He is survived by his wife, daughter, son, stepchildren, and brother.

Beginning in early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders have died as a result of COVID-19, and continue to do so as the virus spreads across the United States.

Bio

  • Age 54
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Location Utah
  • Incident Date Not available

communicable disease, COVID-19

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I am sorry for your loss to the Family, Fellow Officers, and Friends. I will keep all of you in my prayers.

Frank J. Corasaniti II, Retired Fire Lt.
Baltimore City Fire Department

June 17, 2021

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