SANTIAGO – The Association of Magistrates and Magistrates of Chile on Sunday confirmed the death of the first Chilean magistrate due to the coronavirus.
The national association sent their condolences to the family and friends of Héctor Osorio Sepúlveda, who was working as a Guarantee Judge for Talagante.
The Supreme Court regretted the judge’s death on social networks in the afternoon.
— Poder Judicial Chile (@PJudicialChile) June 14, 2020
In a tweet, the Municipality of Talagante sent condolences to his family, remembering Osario as “a great judge, with tremendous disposition and support for the work we do for neighbors.”
Lamentar fallecimiento del juez tribunal de garantía de Talagante Sr. Héctor Osorio Sepúlveda (Q.E P.D.) Un gran juez, con tremenda disposición y apoyo al trabajo que realizamos por vecinos. Nuestras condolencias a su familia y compañeros de tribunal ante esta lamentable pérdida. pic.twitter.com/JbO0omGv2K
— Muni Talagante (@MuniTalagante) June 14, 2020
A couple of weeks ago, a Supreme Court official, who had worked in the Post Unit, also died of the virus infection.