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Former Sheriff candidate on administrative leave Lee County

Posted at 4:08 PM, Jun 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-07 18:50:45-04

LEE COUNTY,Fla. — Tonight, we are learning a Lee County Deputy who was a candidate for Lee County Sheriff back in 2016 is now on administrative leave.

The Lee County Sheriff's office tells us James Didio was put on leave yesterday but did not say why.

He ran against Sheriff Mike Scott in 2016 but lost.

We are working on getting more information regarding this case.