Mormons in the news: Mesa police officer dies of Lou Gehrig's disease

A Mormon police officer in Mesa, Ariz passed away after battling Lou Gehrig's disease for three years. Mark Kelly, 32, was a husband and father to five young children.

“Certainly, it’s a difficult time for his family and the police department as well,” Sgt. Ed Wessing, a Mesa police spokesman told the East Valley Tribune. “Our thoughts are with the family at this time.”

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