Inmate's family sues San Diego County over his death, alleges it was COVID-19

SAN DIEGO — Sometime on June 29, sheriff’s deputies at the Vista Detention Facility found Mark Armendo unresponsive on the floor of his cell.Jail staff began administering CPR in an attempt to revive the 34-year-old, but their efforts were unsuccessful. They called 911, and paramedics transported Armendo to Tri-City Medical Center for emergency treatment.His condition worsened. Armendo was suffering from pneumonia and seizures. He was moved to UCSD Medical Center on July 4 “for a higher level of care” but the medical experts could not save him, according to an investigation by the San Diego Co…

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