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Bell County Sheriff's Department employee dies from COVID-19-related complications

Major Esteban (Stevie) Ramirez III
Posted at 6:00 PM, Feb 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-16 23:23:28-05

The Bell County Sheriff's Department is mourning the loss of one of their own.

Major Esteban (Stevie) Ramirez III passed away Tuesday from COVID-19-related complications at a hospital surrounded by his family.

Major Ramirez started with the department as a Bell County jailer in 1989. He was promoted to Major in 2020.

The department is asking the community to keep Major Ramirez's family, friends and colleagues in their prayers.