KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Clay County Sheriff's Office announced the death of one of its long time sergeants on Sunday.
According to the agency, Sgt. Scott Boyum passed away on Saturday as a result of a long-term illness.
"We are heartbroken for his family and coworkers," a spokeswoman for the agency said on Sunday.
Boyum had served with the Clay County Sheriff's Office since 1999. Most recently he worked in the detention unit.