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Posted on: April 3, 2020

On-Duty Death of Deputy David Werksman/COVID-19 Related

RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:On-Duty Death of Deputy David Werksman/COVID-19 Related
Station Area:Sheriff’s Administration
Written Date:April 3, 2020Time:9:00 AM
Incident Date:April 2, 2020Time:N/A
Incident Location:Corona, CA
Reporting Officer:Public Information Officer Megan McDonald
File Number(s):N/A


We are saddened to announce the death of Deputy David Werksman, most recently assigned to Sheriff’s Administration. Deputy Werksman passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2020, due to complications from COVID-19. Deputy Werksman began his career with our Department on April 23, 1998 and worked assignments at the Robert Presley Detention Center, Jurupa Valley Station, Hazardous Device Team, Lake Elsinore Station, and Sheriff’s Administration. Deputy Werksman was 51 years old and is survived by his wife and three children.

On behalf of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, we extend our deepest sympathy to the family of Deputy David Werksman. 



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