California deputy DA opposed to vaccine mandates dies of COVID-19

Kelly Ernby, a 46-year-old deputy district attorney and GOP leader in California's Orange County, has died, a week after she let friends know she was sick with COVID-19.

In a statement, Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer said his office is "utterly heartbroken" by her death, adding that she "was an incredibly vibrant and passionate attorney who cared deeply about the work that we do as prosecutors — and deeply about the community we all fight so hard to protect."

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