CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. — The second-highest-ranking member of the Clear Creek County Sheriff's Office has died.
Undersheriff Bruce Snelling died at his home Saturday evening, Sheriff Rick Albers said Sunday.
"I know that Bruce loved his Clear Creek family and was proud of the employees he commanded and the community he served," Albers said in a statement. "We will continue to provide communication and additional information as we work through this tragic loss together. The Sheriff’s Office offers the Snelling family our most sincere condolences for their loss."
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said Snelling's death was not suspicious.
The Clear Creek County Sheriff's Office has been in the news recently over the shooting of Christian Glass this summer. Snelling was not involved in that shooting.
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