Hadley Police Chief Dennis Hukowicz died Sunday.
Hukowicz was on sick leave since November.
He was part of the Hadley Police Department since the 1970s.
Back in December, the Hadley Select Board appointed Sergeant Damion Shanley as the town's acting police chief for three months.
CBS 3 reached out to Hadley town officials, but out of respect to the Hukowicz family they did not comment on this matter.
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