Fresno County correctional officer dies from COVID-19 complications

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The Fresno County Sheriff's Office has announced that a correctional officer has died from COVID-19 complications.

Officer Juan Cruz died on Friday in the hospital. Cruz had been in the hospital since October 13 after contracting COVID-19 while working.

Cruz leaves behind three children. He had been with the Fresno County Sheriff's Office since August 2012.

A procession will be held at 4 pm from Community Regional Medical Center to Chapel of the Light on W. Belmont Ave.
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