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Chautauqua County Deputy dies suddenly

Posted at 11:47 AM, Oct 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-21 13:26:20-04

The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday morning the death of one of its deputies.

Deputy Kevin Link was returning home from a run when it appears that he succumbed to a medical event, according to Chautauqua County Sheriff Joseph Gerace.

"I ask that you keep his wife Kelly and their family in your thoughts and prayers," said Gerace. "This is a very difficult time for her and we need to help the Link family through the days ahead."

The Sheriff's Office will announce arrangements as soon as they are finalized.