Marion Correctional Institution Officer Dies from Coronavirus

Posted on April 8, 2020

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced this (Wednesday) that an Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections officer passed away from the coronavirus.

DeWine said John Dawson, a corrections officer at the Marion Correctional Institution, passed away at the age of 55 from COVID-19.

The Governor said Dawson tested positive for COVID-19 on March 30th and was the second officer to test positive in the Marion facility.

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