SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A former Shelby County sheriff has passed away.
Harold Tingle served as sheriff in Shelby County from 1990 to 2002.
Tingle was taken to the hospital a couple of weeks ago after suffering a fall and hurting himself.
Complications from the injury led to his death.
Mike Armstrong, who was elected as Shelby County sheriff after Tingle, said his predecessor was a role model for many of the young officers.