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Friday November 25th, 2022 :: 10:32 a.m. PST


Inmate Dies at Hospital Where he was Receiving Medical Treatment for Serious Medical Issues

DATE/TIME:  November 24, 2022 / 11:20 a.m.

INCIDENT:   In-Custody Death 

LOCATION:  Arrowhead Regional Medical Center – Jail Ward

DECEDENT:  Francisco Fraga-Menendez, 67-years-old, Resident of Yucaipa

On Thursday, November 24, 2022, at 11:20 a.m., inmate Francisco Fraga-Menendez was pronounced deceased after spending several months in the jail ward at the Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.  Fraga-Menendez had serious medical issues and was receiving treatment at the hospital.  

On June 3, 2022, Fraga-Menendez was arrested by the Yucaipa Police Department for attempted murder and taken into custody.  The victim in his case later died and Fraga-Menendez’s charges were amended to murder.  He had been booked at the West Valley Detention Center on $1,000,000 bail.

Refer:  Detective O. Domon

Station:  Specialized Investigations Division

Phone No. 909-890-4908

Case No. DR# 602200132  H# 2022-153

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

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655 E 3rd St
San Bernardino, CA 92408

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