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Atlanta FBI official’s death linked to work at 9/11 scene

The special agent in charge of the FBI’s Atlanta office died earlier Saturday due to complications from his work responding at the World Trade Center on 9/11, the FBI said.

David J. LeValley (The Federal Bureau of Investigation)

David J. LeValley served in Atlanta since November 2016, and he had been a special agent with the FBI since 1996, according to an FBI press release.

Following the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center, he spent several weeks exposed to many contaminants, the release said.

The FBI said a viewing will be held for LeValley on Thursday from 3 to 8 p.m. at Fellowship Bible Church in Roswell.

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A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Friday at Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church in Johns Creek, the FBI said. He’ll be buried at Quantico National Cemetery at a later date.

Read and sign the online guestbook for David LeValley

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