LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has died of complications related to COVID-19, the department announced Monday.
Deputy Santiago Carrillo was a 14-year veteran of the force assigned to the Twin Towers Correctional Facility.READ MORE: Mother-Daughter Team Win Decade-Long Battle To Bring Sidewalks To San Bernardino County Community Of Muscoy
“We are grateful for his service to L.A. County,” the department said in a tweet. “Please keep his family and loved ones in your thoughts and prayers.”
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Today, we @LASDHQ mourn the loss Deputy Santiago Carrillo, a 14 year veteran, assigned to Twin Towers Correctional Facility, who succumbed to COVID-19 complications. We are grateful for his service to LA County. Please keep his family and loved ones in your thoughts and prayers. pic.twitter.com/tRTk9J6CaQREAD MORE: UCLA Basketball Star Johnny Juzang Declares For NBA Draft, But Intends To Retain Collegiate Eligibility
— LA County Sheriffs (@LASDHQ) January 26, 2021
Just last month, LASD Deputy Timothy Tellez, a 20-year veteran of the force, died from complications of coronavirus.