REPORT: TWO cops from same police department die of COVID-19 on the same day [PHOTOS]

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BY TEAM DML / APRIL 3, 2020 /

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Two sheriff’s deputies from the same California police department died from COVID-19 Thursday, as law enforcement agencies across the country face the prospect of being crippled by coronavirus.

Deputies David Werksman, 51, and Terrell Young, 54, were both employed by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department south of Los Angeles.

The article goes on to state the following:

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The department has been stricken by the virus, with another 24 of its employees testing positive to COVID-19.

The department paid tribute to the two fallen officers on Twitter.

“We are saddened to announce the death of Deputy David Werksman, most recently assigned to Sheriff’s Admin. Deputy Werksman passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2020, due to complications from COVID-19. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his loved ones during this difficult time,” the post reads, honoring Werksman.

In another announcement honor Young, the sheriff’s department tweeted, “We are saddened to announce the passing of one of our own RSO family members, Deputy Terrell Young. Terrell Young served this department for 15 yrs & is the 1st member to succumb to the COVID-19 virus. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his loved ones during this difficult time.”

“Deputy Terrell Young, you are loved and missed by all. Thank you for your service,” another tweet reads, along with a photo.

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