LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A memorial service was held Tuesday for a Los Angeles Police Department officer who died after falling ill while on duty.
Officer George Nagata, a 33-year veteran of the force, was hospitalized last week with an apparent heart condition. He died on May 3.READ MORE: Several Injured In Fiery Crash Between Bus And Car In South LA
Tuesday’s service were held at 9 a.m. at St. Basil Catholic Church in Koreatown, the LAPD said.
Nagata is survived by his domestic partner, Rosie, his son, sister and nine grandchildren.READ MORE: Butler Scores 26 points, Heat Hold Off Late Clippers Rally For 121-114 Victory
A memorial fund has been established in Nagata’s name with the LA Police Federal Credit Union. Checks must be made payable to “Blue Ribbon Trust for George Nagata” and sent to:
Los Angeles Police Federal Credit Union
Attn: Blue Ribbon Trust for George Nagata
P.O. Box 10188
Van Nuys, CA 91410
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