The Erie County Sheriff's Officer placed a shroud on it memorial to honor Sgt. Arthur Basher. (Photo: WGRZ screen shot) -

The Erie County Sheriff's Officer placed a shroud on it memorial to honor Sgt. Arthur Basher. (Photo: WGRZ screen shot)

Erie County (NY) Sheriff John Garcia announced on Wednesday that a sheriff's deputy has died following a medical event while on post at the Erie County Holding Center on Tuesday.

At approximately 4 p.m., 39-year-old Sergeant Arthur Basher suffered a medical event. Deputies and medical staff from the Division of Correctional Health administered CPR and other medical measures but could not revive Basher, WGRZ reports.

Basher was with the Sheriff's Office for nine and a half years and was promoted to sergeant in 2017.

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