A Los Angeles Police Department sergeant died Sunday of COVID-19 complications.
Sgt. Fred Cueto was on the force for 22 years, the department said.
“He was known for always having a smile & being a consummate professional,” the LAPD said Sunday evening on Twitter.
As cases surge across L.A. County, the agency has seen an increase in recent weeks in the number of officers and civilian personnel testing positive for the coronavirus, Chief Michel Moore said at the Nov. 24 Police Commission meeting.
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