Officer Rank: Captain

Department: Virginia State Police

End of Watch: 08/07/2021

Cause: COVID-19

Age: 61

Length of Service: 28 years

Captain Blankenship contracted COVID-19 during the commission of his job duties and succumbed to complications of COVID-19 on August 7, 2021.




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