Special Deputy Marshal Brian Magee died after contracting COVID-19 in an exposure while on duty at the Bob Casey Federal Courthouse in Houston, Texas.
Special Deputy Marshal Magee had served with the United States Marshals Service for 11 years and had previously served with the Harris County, Texas, Constable’s Office – Precinct 4 for 25-1/2 years. He is survived by his wife and four children.
In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders died as a result of COVID-19.