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Cause of Death Not Yet Known for FBI Agent from Braintree Who Died at Age 34

Jarrod Michael Petrelli, a special agent stationed in St. Louis, died unexpectedly at a Florida conference last week.

A 34-year-old FBI Agent who graduated from Braintree High School died last week of unknown causes while attending a law enforcement conference in Florida.

Jarrod Michael Petrelli, a decorated special agent assigned to the gang unit in St. Louis, will be buried with military honors at Blue Hill Cemetery in Braintree, according to WCVB. He leaves behind a wife and three daughters.

Petrelli was born in Weymouth and graduated from BHS in 1996, according to an obituary on Legacy.com. He earned a bachelor's degree from Westfield State College and a master's from Western New England College, both in criminal justice.

After joining the FBI in 2008, Petrelli earned a Distinguished Service Award from the U.S. Attorney this October for helping dismantle a heroin trafficking ring in St. Louis, according to his obituary.

A funeral mass will be held at St. Clare's Church in Braintree on Wednesday. Visiting hours are at McDonald Funeral Home at 809 Main St. in Weymouth on Tuesday, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Lynne DeWitt December 11, 2012 at 02:56 AM
THE CLASS OF 96 LOST A GREAT MAN AND HERO. PRAYERS AND THOUGHTS TO HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
Kathleen DeWitt December 11, 2012 at 01:15 PM
We lost a fine gentleman and an outstanding person. Please keep his family in your prayers. With our deepest sympathy, The DeWitt Family

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