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You may have briefly heard about a GOP Congressman-elect catching COVID-19. His name was Luke Letlow. He was elected to the lower chamber in November.
Late on Tuesday evening, it was announced that Letlow had passed away.
Rest In Peace.
Congressman-elect Luke Letlow has died after contracting COVID-19 last week, according to his campaign manager Andrew Bautsch.
Letlow, who just turned 41, was getting treatment in the intensive care unit in Shreveport, according to an announcement on his Twitter page last week.
He recently won the 5th District seat representing Northeast and Central Louisiana.
Letlow secured the seat with 62 percent of the vote and would have been Rep. Ralph Abraham’s successor.
Letlow leaves behind a wife and two young children.
Devastated to hear of my friend Congressman-elect Luke Letlow’s passing. Luke had such a positive spirit and a tremendously bright future. Join me in praying for his young family during this incredibly difficult time.
Statement from the Louisiana Congressional Delegation: pic.twitter.com/cB5RNd6uew
— Steve Scalise (@SteveScalise) December 30, 2020
Our hearts break tonight as we process the news of Congressman-elect Luke Letlow’s passing.
I spoke with his wife, Julia. Judy and I are praying for her and their two young children during this terrible time.
— Kevin McCarthy (@GOPLeader) December 30, 2020
Please keep Luke Letlow’s wife, two young children, and his entire family in your prayers during this impossibly difficult time. https://t.co/i8fkyPBciJ
— Ronna McDaniel (@GOPChairwoman) December 30, 2020
— John Bel Edwards (@LouisianaGov) December 30, 2020
Becky and I, along with my team who knew Congressman-elect Luke Letlow well, are heartbroken.
For years, Luke has served LA tirelessly. More than that, Luke was a loving husband and father.
Please join us in praying for the Letlow family during this time of incredible loss.
— John Kennedy (@SenJohnKennedy) December 30, 2020
Pray for his family during this extraordinarily difficult time.
Recent VIDEO of Letlow…
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