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Weber Co. Sheriff’s Office issues statement after corrections officer dies at Willard Bay

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Posted at 8:04 PM, Aug 25, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-25 22:04:32-04

WEBER COUNTY, Utah – The Weber County Sheriff’s Office released a statement Sunday regarding one of their own who died at Willard Bay Friday.

Brigham Bradley went missing at Willard Bay Friday when his friends left him with a broken jet ski while they went to get a rope. Crews found his body on Saturday evening.

Bradley worked as a corrections officer in Weber County, and he was also a firefighter serving in the Syracuse area. The statement released by the Weber County Sheriff’s Office is below:

“To All Staff, Friends, and Family of the Weber County Sheriff’s Office: Deputy Bradley served the Weber County Sheriff’s Office community with honor and distinction as well as serving the Syracuse area as a fire fighter with honor and distinction. He is perhaps best remembered as a quiet but kind and generous young man with a caring personality that was addicting to all who knew him. We are all better people for having known him and he has a wonderful family. We love and miss him and will continue to treasure Jaime and the many other employees who have shown their love and support for her and Brigham’s family during this difficult time – thank you. Incredible Team recovery effort with a tremendous thank you to all involved who provided support to the family – logistics support to all – and our amazing search & rescue personnel from Weber County / Box Elder County / State Parks / Utah County / Coast Guard Auxiliary / and many other Sheriff’s Offices standing by to assist if necessary – Thank You!!
Terry L. Thompson
Weber County Sheriff”