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Hamilton County Sheriff's Deputy dies of COVID-19 related symptoms

Hamilton County Sheriff's Deputy Donald Gilreath III
Posted at 8:11 PM, Feb 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-12 20:11:49-05

CINCINNATI — Hamilton County Sheriff’s Deputy Donald Gilreath III died Friday due to COVID-19 related symptoms, a press release issued by the Sheriff’s Office said.

Gilreath worked in the Hamilton County Jail through the pandemic.

He was employed with the Sheriff’s Office since April 7, 2005.

"We mourn alongside Donald’s family, friends, and brothers and sisters of the Sheriff’s Office," the release read.

It is unclear if he contracted the coronavirus while working at the Hamilton County Jail.