Family thanks Hanover deputy who saved 3-year-old’s life

Posted at 7:20 PM, May 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-12 22:10:06-04

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. -- A family honored a Hanover County Sheriff’s deputy Saturday for helping save a child's life earlier this month.

Lynn Bender said Deputy Regina Murphy was first on the scene after she called 911 when her 3-year-old son, Bentley, was having a seizure on May 3.

As a thank you, mom and Bentley surprised Deputy Murphy with a certificate, flowers and other gifts on Saturday.

"You could say we are rather proud of Deputy Regina Murphy! We are so thankful she was able to help save young Bentley," Hanover County Sheriff's Office officials posted on Facebook. "A big thank you to the family for honoring our deputy!"

Thank you, Deputy Murphy!