The Los Angeles Police Department is mourning a sergeant who died due to complications from COVID-19.
Sgt. Amelia ‘Terry’ Martinez, assigned to the Hollenbeck Division, died Tuesday. She was described as a bright shining star in a department statement announcing her death.
She is survived by two sons, a daughter, mother and several siblings.
Sgt. Martinez is the third LAPD officer and the fifth LAPD employee to died from COVID-19.
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