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Vigil being held Friday night for Bossier deputy hospitalized with COVID-19

Deputy Ryan Stearns with the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office is currently hospitalized with...
Deputy Ryan Stearns with the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office is currently hospitalized with COVID-19 and is on a ventilator.(BPSO)
Published: Aug. 13, 2021 at 4:40 PM CDT
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BENTON, La. (KSLA) - In light of the ongoing pandemic, the community is gathering for a vigil to honor a deputy who from COVID-19.

Members of the community and fellow law enforcement officers will gather Friday, Aug. 13 at 8:15 p.m. at Cypress Baptist Church (4701 Palmetto Rd.) in Benton. The vigil is to honor Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office Deputy Ryan Stearns.

He has been hospitalized with COVID-19 for some time now and is on a ventilator. Stearns has a wife and two children.

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