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Corrections officer at Cook County Jail died of COVID-19, family says


April 23, 2020

Sheila Rivera, left, with her mother, Rita Matterra, at a Choctaw tribal function. Provided

A Cook County corrections officer died after contracting COVID-19, the first officer at the Southwest Side jail to die from complications related to coronavirus.

Sheila Rivera, 47, died Sunday at Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago, her brother said. She had worked as a corrections officer since 2012, and last worked a shift at the jail on April 5, according to Sheriff Tom Dart's office.


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