DAYTON, Ohio – Dayton’s police chief gave a heartbreaking update Thursday afternoon. Detective Jorge DelRio has passed away.
Officers lined the halls of Grandview Medical Center in Dayton Thursday to honor the detective who was shot during a drug raid Monday night.
We are both humbled & grateful for the outpouring of support we’ve received for Det. Jorge DelRio, his family & friends & his law enforcement family.
A former #DEA colleague of Det. DelRio said, “Jorge, regardless of agency, brought people together.” And he continues to do so. pic.twitter.com/tsvRiMrCcQ
— Dayton Police Dept. (@DaytonPolice) November 6, 2019
Earlier this week, Dayton’s police chief said, sadly, the detective’s injuries were not survivable.
Doctors removed his organs so they can be donated.
The Dayton Police Department Homicide Unit is investigating the shooting.