Widely loved local police sergeant Luzuko Derrick Desha (38) of Thembalethu was laid to rest this morning, Tuesday 23 June. Desha, a detective stationed at the George detective branch, tested positive for Covid-19 earlier in June and passed away in hospital last Thursday, 18 June. The George police station in Courtenay Street was temporarily closed on 5 June after he tested positive. This was also the day Desha was admitted to hospital and to the same ward where his dad, Sarile Desha (64), who also had Covid-19, was receiving care. Desha Sr passed away on 13 June and was laid to rest on Saturday.
Photos: Lizette da Silva
Posted on: 13:34 Tue, 23 June 2020
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