MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - Miami Beach Police are mourning the loss of one of their own after a detective died while on duty Wednesday morning.

Police confirmed the death of the Detective Larry E. Marrero, who had been rushed to the hospital after experiencing “a medical emergency” at the department’s headquarters.

Marrero was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he later passed away.

Police said Marrero was a 28-year veteran of the department and served in a variety of roles over the course of his career.

“Detective Marrero was a consummate professional who always excelled in his assignments,” a statement from police said. “Revered as a leader among his peers and supervisors alike, Larry will be truly missed.”

Fellow officers escorted Marrero’s body to the medical examiner’s office, Wednesday afternoon.

Authorities have not yet released any details surrounding the cause of Marrero’s death.

 

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