Flagler County Deputy, 33, Dies

FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. – The Flagler County Sheriff's Office is mourning the loss of a deputy who died Friday morning.

The Sheriff's Office said 33-year-old Sgt. Frank Celico died at Florida Hospital Flagler of natural causes.

Celico joined the Sheriff's Office in May 2000.

"The community and this agency has lost a dedicated professional. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family," said Flagler County Sheriff Donald Fleming.

A viewing for Celico will be held from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at Craig Flagler Palms Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, located at 511 Old Kings Road South in Flagler Beach.

A funeral service for Celico will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, located at 4600 Belle Terre Parkway in Palm Coast.