New Franklin Fire chief’s wife dies from COVID-19

New Franklin Fire chief’s wife dies from COVID-19
Thursday’s report brings the total number of cases since the outbreak began in South Carolina to 16,441. (Source: WIS)

SUMMIT COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - The wife of the New Franklin fire chief died this weekend from complications due to COVID-19, city officials said.

Therese Leslie was married to Chief Steve Leslie.

“Chief Leslie has worked tirelessly through this pandemic to respond to the needs of our community, and his wife was a pillar of support for him throughout,” said New Franklin Mayor Paul Adamson.

Join us in praying for Fire Chief Steve Leslie, who has given so much to our community, and for his family during this time.

Posted by City of New Franklin, Ohio on Monday, December 21, 2020

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