MIAMI (WSVN) - Members of Miami-Dade law enforcement are mourning the death of one of their own after a corrections officer died from COVID-19.

The Corrections Department announced the passing of 57-year-old officer Juan Llanes.

Officials said Llanes died Monday.

Llanes joined the corrections department in 1988 and worked at Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center until 1992, before being moved to the Metro-West Detention Center until 2010.

He most recently worked at the Hospital Services Unit.

Llanes is survived by his wife, son, mother and sister.

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