Boynton Beach police officer dies after run

Boynton Beach police officer dies after run

The Boynton Beach Police Department is mourning the sudden loss of one of their officer who died Monday night after an evening run.

Chief Jeffrey Katz posted on Facebook Tuesday morning that Officer Joe Crowder passed away at JFK Medical Center as many from the department gathered to support him.

Katz said Crowder's sudden death was a shock to the department and those who knew him gathered in "stunned disbelief."

The department hasn't elaborated on the circumstances of Crowder's death, but Katz said they'll miss Crowder's strength, warm smile and tireless pursuit of justice.

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