Harris County Sheriff’s Office deputy dies of COVID complications

Deputy Joshua Sieman, 39, had been battling the virus since no less than early September, in accordance with a fundraiser arrange for his household.

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — A Harris County sheriff deputy has died from complications associated to COVID-19, in accordance with Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.

Deputy Joshua Sieman died Thursday morning, the sheriff mentioned. He was 39.

“Our deepest condolences go out to Deputy Sieman’s entire family, colleagues, and friends in this most difficult time,” Gonzalez tweeted.

A GoFundMe marketing campaign set as much as assist his spouse and household reveals the officer had an extended hospital battle. Sieman had already been within the hospital for 2 weeks and was on a ventilator when the fundraiser was launched on Sept. 21, in accordance with the organizers.

“He’s as strong as they come,” the publish learn partly. “…this illness is harsh on the body, soul and family.”

The GoFundMe marketing campaign seems to have been arrange by a bunch of his fellow officers and continues to gather donations as of Thursday.

At least six Harris County Sheriff’s Office deputies have died from the virus after the division lost deputy Shaun Waters in August.

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