Head of Detroit NAACP Rev. Wendell Anthony reacts to death of Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon

Beloved sheriff dies after monthlong battle with COVID-19

The head of Detroit’s NAACP chapter Reverend Wendell Anthony spoke with Local 4 on Friday following the death of friend and Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon.

See what Reverend Anthony had to say in the video interview above.

On Thursday, Dec. 17, Sheriff Napoleon died after a monthlong battle with a COVID-19 infection. He was 65 years old.

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Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon died Thursday from complications due to COVID-19 at age 65, his family confirms.
Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon died Thursday from complications due to COVID-19 at age 65, his family confirms.