Abigail Arias was sworn in as an honorary officer with the Freeport Police Department in February as it was her dream to join the force.
Abigali Arias Cause Of Death
Arias was diagnosed with a Wilms tumor, a type of kidney cancer in children. According to Freeport Police Chief, Raymond Garivey, chemotherapy and radiation treatment did not work for Arias.
On Tuesday, the department announced on Facebook that Arias had passed away in the morning surrounded by her family and friends.
“It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Abigail Arias, the child who became an officer, a change agent for good and today, an Angel,” the department said. “… Her love, compassion, and most importantly, her magnanimous spirit, will live on for generations to come.”