Laurel police chief ‘hospitalized in critical condition’

Laurel police chief ‘hospitalized in critical condition’
Laurel Police Chief Tyrone Stewart has been hospitalized and is in critical condition. (Source: WDAM)

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - Laurel citizens have their police chief in their thoughts tonight.

WDAM has learned Police Chief Tyrone Stewart has been hospitalized and is in critical condition.

This information comes from a post made on the City of Laurel’s Facebook page. The post says Stewart’s hospitalization was announced with permission from his family.

“Please keep the Stewart family in your prayers as they deal with this situation,” the post reads.

The post does not go into detail about what kind of issues Stewart is facing but added his family is asking for privacy at this time.

After permission from the family. We officially announce that Police Chief Tyrone Stewart is currently hospitalized in critical condition in the ICU. The family requests privacy at this time. Please keep the Stewart family in your prayers as they deal with this situation. We will keep you updated on his condition as the family releases information to us. The Mayor and employees of the city of Laurel are in prayer with the Stewart family. God bless.
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More than 170 people have commented on the post, offering prayers and well-wishes, since it was made Sunday evening.

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