PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. – A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Deputy has died after battling COVID-19.
PBSO announced that Deputy Angela Chavers died at age 44 on Saturday.
We are sad to announce the passing of D/S Angela Chavers.— PBSO (@PBCountySheriff) September 13, 2020
D/S Chavers, 44 years of age, died, today as a result of battling COVID-19.
Please keep D/S Angela Chavers’ family and our Deputies in your thoughts and prayers. pic.twitter.com/3Xnb1gTH9B
She began her career at the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office in 2002. She was assigned to Inmate Management/Corrections Division.
Angela is survived by her son and niece.
She is at least the third PBSO deputy to die from the respiratory illness caused by the coronavirus, the Palm Beach Post reported.
At the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, four employees have died from the virus. The most recent was Pamela Ford, 54, a community programs supervision specialist who died on Sept. 4.