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N.C. detention corporal dies from complications related to training injury

Gregory Horne, Sr., 57, had served with the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office for over seven years

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Duty Death: Gregory Thomas Horne, Sr. - [Pinetops]

End of Service: 25/09/2022

By Ashley Silver
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PINETOPS, N.C. — A sheriff’s office is mourning the loss of a detention corporal who died from complications related to a training injury.

Gregory Horne, Sr., 57, who served with the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office for over seven years, died on Sept. 25. According to Officer Down Memorial Page, Horne jumped a 4-foot fence in Aug. and fractured his knee when he landed. He succumbed to a fatal pulmonary embolism as a result of inactivity while he recovered from his injury.

Horne is survived by his wife, son and daughter.

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