The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office announced that Sgt. Diaz Ayala died Saturday from coronavirus.
Sgt. Ayala was battling other health issues before contracting the virus, the sheriff’s office said. He was 38.
Sgt. Diaz Ayala started at the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office in July of 2006. He was assigned to the Corrections Division where he worked as a Corrections Deputy until being promoted to Sergeant in January of 2016.
Sgt. Jose Diaz Ayala is survived by three daughters, two sisters, his mother, and father.