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A corrections officer at the Correctional Reception Center in Orient has died due to complications with COVID-19.

A spokesperson for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction said the warden at the CRC was notified Monday night about the death of 58-year-old Dewane (Pete) Gannon.

Gannon, from Mount Sterling, Ohio, had been working at the CRC since July 2010.

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Gannon is the fourth ODRC staff member to have passed away from the coronavirus.

A corrections officer at the Marion Correctional Institution, a nurse at the Pickaway Correctional Institution, and a nurse at the Correctional Reception Center in Orient have also died.

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