LONG TIME GEORGIA SERGEANT DIES FROM THE CORONAVIRUS

Charles Norton

Charlotte Alerts

The deadly Coronavirus has taken the life of Sergeant Charles Norton

Charles Norton of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office has died due to complications from COVID-19. Sergeant Charles Norton died on Sept. 20, 2020 at a hospital in Augusta, GA. 

Sgt. Norton was a veteran member of the sheriff's office for 22 years. He was hired in April 1998 and was assigned as a Sergeant to the Field Operations Division. 

The sheriff's office provided the following comment:

On behalf of Sheriff Roundtree and the entire Sheriff’s Office, we offer our prayers and condolences to the family of Sgt. Norton. Sgt. Norton was a devout Christian, a dedicated husband, father and grandfather who loved life and never met a stranger. He will be truly missed. We want to remind all of our employees and the public to continue to wash your hands, wear a mask, and practice social distancing to help prevent the spread of this virus which has taken the life of one of our own.

Sgt. Norton had been dealing with a medical issue for the past few months.

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