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Kansas police officer dies after battle with COVID-19


NORTH NEWTON, Kan. (AP) — A 46-year-old officer for the North Newton Police Department has died from complications after battling COVID-19. A news release from the city of North Newton said Brian Rousseau died Tuesday. He had been a patrol officer in the Harvey County community since 2018 after previously working for 18 years with the Newton Police Department. North Newton Police Chief Randy Jordan called Rousseau “a terrific officer and a terrific person.” He is survived by his wife and two children. The virus has now claimed 6,964 lives in Kansas.

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