May 14, 2020 2:39 PM

Health Officer issues statement on the recent death of a COVID-19 patient

Posted May 14, 2020 2:39 PM

One person from Riley County died this week from COVID-19 related problems. According to health officials the man in his 30's sought help for an underlying condition and then tested positive for COVID-19.

Wednesday, Health Officer Julie Gibbs, issued a statement concerning the death of the resident. "He remained in isolation at Via Christi Hospital for several days before being transferred to a hospital in Wichita last week. Our hearts go out to his friends and family. Please know that we are thinking of you during this difficult time. On behalf of Riley County, our deepest condolences are with you."

As of Wednesday there had been a total of 59 positive COVID-19 cases in Riley County.

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Riley County Arrest Report Thursday May 14
Shannon Bryant  has a previous felony conviction for unlawful sale or distribution of a controlled substance -photo KBI offender registry

The following is a summary of arrests, citations by the Riley County Police Department. Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

JOHAN HAMLET CANO-GUZMAN, 22, Manhattan, Driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol; 1st conv; blood/breath .08 or >

SHANNON LAVAR BRYANT, 42, Manhattan, Violate offender registration act; 1st conviction; person