Sergeant Sean Free

Sergeant Sean Free

Henry County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, June 14, 2022

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Sean Free

Sergeant Sean Free suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in mandatory firearms training.

After training on the range, Sergeant Free notified the instructor that he was feeling ill. He was transported to the local hospital, where his condition worsened, and he passed away the next day. His heart attack was attributed to heat exhaustion. Henry County was under a heat advisory where real feel temperatures reached 105- 110 degrees.

Sergeant Free had served with the Henry County Sheriff's Office for 16 years. He is survived by his mother, sister, two nephews, and cousins. His father passed away the day after he died.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heatstroke
  • Incident Date Monday, June 13, 2022

weather, training

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A great friend and a wonderful deputy that was always 110% involved & dedicated to his career. He is definitely missed.

Former Chief Deputy David McCart
Henry County Sheriff’s Office

June 14, 2023

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