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Long-time Muscogee County sheriff’s deputy dies after battle with COVID-19

Long-time Muscogee County Sheriff’s Deputy Sherman Peebles dies after battle with COVID-19
Long-time Muscogee County Sheriff’s Deputy Sherman Peebles dies after battle with COVID-19(Source: Shivanda Peoples)
Published: Sep. 21, 2021 at 4:03 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office is yet again mourning the loss of one of their own.

49-year-old Sergeant Sherman Peebles, a 20-year veteran with the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office, died of COVID-19 Tuesday, September 21 at Piedmont Columbus Regional, according to Peebles’ wife, Shivanda.

Peebles leaves behind his wife and a son.

Peebles is the second Muscogee County sheriff’s deputy to die from COVID-19 within 8 days.

Sheriff Greg Countyman and Peebles’ family are asking for everyone’s prayers.

WTVM News Leader 9′s Roslyn Giles spoke with Muscogee Co. Sheriff Greg Countryman on Peebles’ death. Full interview below:

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