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LPSO mourns loss of another deputy to COVID

Deputy Laura James of the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office
Deputy Laura James of the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office(Hayden Brown | Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office)
Published: Sep. 6, 2021 at 9:13 PM CDT
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LIVINGSTON PARISH, La. (WAFB) - The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office shared the sad news on Monday, Sept. 6, that one of its deputies had died from COVID-19.

Sheriff Jason Ard said Deputy Laura James, 51, succumbed to the virus after battling it for about a month.

He added her courageous fight impacted every member of the department.

The department lost Cpl. Robert McKinney on August 5.

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