TUCKER, Ga. -- DeKalb County officers are now saying an unexpected and tearful goodbye to a fellow policeman after his sudden death on Friday.

The DeKalb County Police Department - Tucker Precinct Facebook page made the announcement just before 5 p.m.

"Officer Miguel Anchundia #2888, passed away this morning unexpectedly while at home," the notice said.

Anchundia was a member of the department's Field Investigative Team commonly known as the FIT team.

"As a member of the FIT Team, he worked closely within the Tucker community and will be immeasurably missed," a precinct spokesperson said on the Facebook page.

Officials are asking the public to keep the family in their thoughts and prayers. Officer Anchundia was 37.

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