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Floyd County Sheriff’s Deputy dies after battle with COVID-19

Published: Oct. 13, 2021 at 7:40 PM EDT
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FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - A Floyd County Sheriff’s Deputy has died following his battle with COVID-19.

In a recent report, Deputy Oliver Little was transitioning from the sheriff’s department to the Pikeville Police Department before he became ill several weeks ago.

On Wednesday, a Facebook post from the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department said Deputy Little died.

“On behalf of Deputy Little’s family and the FCSO family, we want to thank everyone for keeping Oliver in your thoughts and your prayers over the last couple weeks,” the post said.

The Pikeville Police Department issued this statement on their Facebook page:

“His commitment to serve and protect our community will not be forgotten,” the post read.

The Floyd County Emergency & Rescue Squad also released a statement about Deputy Little on their Facebook page.

Funeral arrangements are not known at this time.

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