FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - A Fort Lauderdale Police officer has died after experiencing complications from COVID-19, the department announced Saturday.

Officer Jennifer Sepot contracted COVID-19 and experienced complications related to the virus, according to a press release from police.

Sepot had been with Fort Lauderdale Police since April 2017, serving the community as an officer in the Road Patrol Division.

She is survived by her husband and young child.

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