LAPD OFFICER DIES FROM THE CORONAVIRUS, HAD TWIN BABIES ON THE WAY

Valentin Martinez

Charlotte Alerts

The officer contracted the Coronavirus while on the job.

Valentin Martinez, 45, of the Los Angeles Police Department has died from complications due to COVID-19, marking the agency's second Coronavirus-related death. Valentin caught the Coronavirus while on the job and died on July 24, 2020.

453 employees with the LAPD have tested positive for COVID-19 since the pandemic began. Valentin worked as a patrol officer with the department's Mission division, he joined the LAPD in 2007. The flags were lowered to half-staff at the Mission Hills police station in honor of Martinez.

Valentin is survived by his girlfriend, who is 20 weeks pregnant with his twins.

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