Charleston County Sheriff’s deputy dies after medical event on duty

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of one of their own this weekend.

Deputy Jared Murphy, a five-year veteran with the agency, died Friday night, according to a statement from sheriff’s officials.

He was 34.

According to a GoFundMe page set up by Jarrod Bruder, executive director of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers’ Association, Murphy was on duty Monday night when he began to feel discomfort.

He was then rushed to MUSC, where he would later die Friday night surrounded by family and friends, according to a statement from sheriff’s officials.

He leaves behind a wife and three children, according to the GoFundMe account page.

“Our prayers are with Dep. Murphy’s family and friends,” officials said in a statement.