MIDLAND, TX -- Longtime Midland County Sheriff Gary Painter has died.
According to a press release from the Midland County Sheriff's office, Painter died early Sunday morning.
Here's the press release:
"On Sunday morning just after midnight, Midland County Sheriff Gary Painter was found unresponsive at his residence.
An ambulance was dispatched and EMS personnel attempted to revive Sheriff Painter but were unsuccessful.
Sheriff Painter was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace David Cobos."
Funeral arrangements are pending according to the MCSO.