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How did David Hernandez-Garcia die? Cause of death
A man who was hospitalized in Los Angeles County with COVID-19 has been charged with fatally bludgeoning an 82-year-old fellow patient with an oxygen tank while sharing a room with him, officials said Thursday.
Jesse Martinez, 37, is facing one count each of murder, elder abuse resulting in death and a hate crime allegation, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said in a news release.
Martinez was taken to Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster on the morning of Dec. 17 and placed in the COVID-19 ward. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has said Martinez was sharing a room with 82-year-old David Hernandez-Garcia and allegedly got upset when Garcia began to pray.
Prosecutors accused Martinez of bludgeoning Hernandez-Garcia several times with an oxygen tank. The octogenarian died the next day.
- Date of death: December 31, 2020
- Age: 82-year-old
- Cause of death: murdered
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