December 24, 2020— As the death toll from the pandemic rises, including a record 145 coronavirus deaths reported in L.A. County alone Wednesday, the available space at local mortuaries is shrinking rapidly.
Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.