First LAPD officer dies of COVID-19

The Los Angeles Police Department lost its first employee to COVID-19, department officials announced on Saturday.


Senior Detention Officer Erica McAdoo died from complications of the disease on Friday night, according to a tweet from the department’s official account. Another 287 LAPD employees are currently quarantined at home after having been exposed to the novel coronavirus, according to the tweet.


A department spokesman declined to say how old McAdoo was or...