Special Deputy Sheriff LD Manns died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while serving civil papers.
Deputy Manns had served with the Breathitt County Sheriff’s Office for two years. He is survived by his wife and three 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.