LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Police Department Friday announced that another employee had died from COVID-19.
Sgt. Patricia Guillen, who served the city for nearly 23 years and was assigned to the 77th Divisison, died Wednesday from the virus, according to the department.READ MORE: Report: Court Rules Vanessa Bryant Can Obtain Names Of LASD Deputies Accused Of Sharing Crash Site Photos
“Our thoughts [and] prayers are with her loved ones,” the department tweeted.
We’re mourning the loss of another LAPD member to COVID-19.
Sergeant Patricia Guillen, who served Angelenos for nearly 23 years & was last assigned to 77th Division, passed away yesterday.
Our thoughts & prayers are with her loved ones.READ MORE: Officials: 6 In Critical Condition After Stolen Vehicle Pursuit Ends In Multi-Vehicle Crash
Patricia, we thank you for your service. pic.twitter.com/NMSxoRKPrc
— LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) January 29, 2021
The news comes days after the department announced Officer Phil Sudario, a patrol officer in the department’s southeast division, had died from the virus.MORE NEWS: Authorities Find Silvia Ochoa De Hernandez, Woman Who Went Missing In South Gate
On Monday, Moore said that nearly 2,500 LAPD employees had been infected with the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic.