Texas deputy dies while responding to stabbing

By: Jasper Scherer, Houston Chronicle

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — A 39-year-old Harris County Sheriff’s deputy died Saturday morning after collapsing at the scene of a stabbing in northwest Harris County, the sheriff’s office announced.

Omar Diaz died at 8:22 a.m. after EMS officials took him to Northwest Hospital in Cypress and doctors were unable to revive him, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said.

Pictured is Deputy Omar Diaz. (Photo/Harris County Sheriff's Office)

“Deputy Diaz served his community with honor and distinction,” Gonzalez said in a statement. “The entire Harris County Sheriff’s Office family is grieved by the tragic loss of our brother.”

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