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Off-duty Perry County deputy found dead in Jackson County

Du Quoin Call staff report
updated: 12/26/2017 2:55 PM

Autopsy results are pending for an an off-duty Perry County sheriff's deputy who died over the holiday weekend.

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office reported Sunday that deputies discovered the body of 33-year-old Joshua Harsy at a rural Jackson County residence.

Deputies responded to the residence following a 911 call received around 2:51 a.m. Christmas Eve morning, according to a press release issued by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.

An investigation is ongoing, and no other details had been released as of deadline.

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