HCSO detention officer dies from COVID-19, marking agency’s fourth death from virus
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A Harris County Sheriff’s Office detention officer died Wednesday from COVID-19 complications, officials said. The detention officer, a military veteran, was in his 50s and worked in the Harris County jail for five years, according to the sheriff’s office. The detention officer, whose identity has not yet been released, died on Wednesday, Feb. 3. “Our teammate will be missed by all of us who had the honor of working with and knowing him,” said Sheriff Ed Gonzalez. AdThe other Sheriff’s Office employees who have died from COVID-19 are Sgt.