State Representative Isaac Robinson Dies at 44

Michigan State Representative Isaac Robinson died on Sunday in Detroit after he was hospitalized hours earlier over respiratory issues. According to a statement to WXYZ Robinson’s mother advised he was hospitalized for respiratory concerns earlier but was not tested for COVID-19, although the virus is suspected to have caused his death.

Senator Debbie Stabenow deemed Robinson’s death as a loss for Detroit.

“Detroit has lost a true fighter. Rep. Isaac Robinson was a passionate advocate for the people he represented and a strong voice for social justice and equality. My heart goes out to his mom, Rose Mary, his family, and his many friends.”

Mayor Mike Duggan remembers Robinson as a passionate community advocate.

“Representative Isaac Robinson fought passionately for the issues he believed in and for those in our community who needed a strong advocate like him. My heart goes out to his mother, former State Rep. Rose Mary Robinson, his father, Roger, and all of his many loved ones. His passing is a devastating loss to our community and another reminder of how we all need to do our part to protect ourselves and each other in these difficult times.”

Robinson, 44, was serving his first term as State Representative for the 4th District.

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