Savannah’s CBS News affiliate reports:
A longtime member of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office has died after a short battle with COVID-19, according to Sheriff Chuck Moseley.
Capt. Joe Manning died Wednesday at the age of 57, Moseley announced. Manning’s 31-year career with the sheriff’s office began at the Wayne County Jail.
In 1990, he started as a detention officer and worked his way up over the years. Manning is survived by his wife, Tammi, their three children and eight grandchildren.
— Ken Klippenstein (@kenklippenstein) August 27, 2021