Corporal Charles Holt from Tarrant County sheriff's office dies from COVID-19
ByFunAsia 03 Sep 2020 09:48 PM 198

The Tarrant County Sheriff's Office has expressed the loss of one of its own.


Corporal Charles Holt served the department for around six-years. He was diagnosed with COVID-19 Last week and died Tuesday.


Holt was a father of three young sons, including the oldest one of just 12 years age.


The sheriff stated that Holt served the department for six years and had already marked his niche. He left behind his wife and three young sons. At 36 years of age, he lost his battle with COVID-19 Tuesday. The virus took his life quickly. He was diagnosed with COVID-19 last Thursday only.


Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn said, "He was a leader. He carried himself well in the jail,"


"He was awesomely respected, and everybody knew that if they needed help, they could depend on Charles," he added.


The sheriff said, "He had three wonderful little boys at home that I think had the fullest regards for him,"


"Those boys expressed to her, 'It's ok. We know that dad completed his assignment and gone on home.'"


He added, "We've had numerous officers diagnosed with COVID. Some of them have been very light,"


Corporal Holt is the first one to die from the virus. He will be remembered as a hero.


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