Former Iroquois County Sheriff Mathy Dies

Former Iroquois County Sheriff Mathy Dies

Former longtime Iroquois County Sheriff Joe Mathy has died.  Mathy passed away Wednesday at the Manteno Veterans home.  He had served as the county’s top cop for 20 years after being appointed to the post in 1981.   He was also President of the Illinois Sheriffs Association for one term.  The cause of death has not been announced.  Mathy was 68.

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