Deputy Sheriff Angela Chavers died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates Main Detention Center. Deputy Chavers had served with the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office for 18 years and was assigned to the Inmate Management Division. She is survived by her son and niece, who she had custody of. 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.
On September 9, 2020, at approximately 3:00 am, Fire Captain Frazier Holbert went to bed at the fire station after returning from an emergency call. Soon thereafter, he suffered a stroke. Fellow firefighters later found Holbert unresponsive and transported him to a local hospital. He was subsequently transported to another hospital where he passed away on September 13, 2020.
This information is supplied by the Officer Down Memorial Page (www.odmp.org) and the U.S. Fire Administration (www.apps.usfa.fema.gov).
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