PEORIA — Amid a COVID-19 outbreak on the Peoria County Jail, an worker there died unexpectedly Sunday.
Camron “Cam” Passie, 25, was a corrections officer. His dying was from COVID-19 issues, in keeping with Peoria County Sheriff Brian Asbell.
Passie final labored Thursday, when he was despatched house after he examined optimistic for the virus. A number of jail detainees and workers even have examined optimistic. That resulted within the jail being positioned on outbreak standing, Asbell said.
Passie was approaching his three-year anniversary with the sheriff’s workplace; his first day of labor was New 12 months’s Eve 2018. Amongst his mentors was Asbell, who stated he had recognized Passie since he was a younger teenager.
Like Asbell, Passie was from the Brimfield space.
“I’ve a gap in my coronary heart proper now,” Asbell said. “The Peoria County Sheriff’s Workplace and our neighborhood (have) misplaced a particular younger man, however I’m sure heaven has gained our staff member.
“Please preserve Camron and his household in all of your prayers.”