Norman County Sheriff Jeremy Thornton Dies at 53

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TWIN VALLEY, Minn. (KVRR) — Norman County Sheriff Jeremy Thornton died Thursday at his home under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

The 53-year-old Thornton was just placed under hospice care on Wednesday.

He had been diagnosed in early December with pancreatic cancer.

He had served as sheriff of Norman County for over a decade.

Funeral services will be held at the Ada Public School on Wednesday, January 11 at 3 p.m.

The family asks for privacy during this difficult time.

The family has set up a GoFundMe page to help cover medical expenses and to help fund cancer research.  The GoFundMe page is HERE.

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