Immigration detainee dies in custody in Victorville
A 58-year-old immigration detainee died while undergoing treatment for pneumonia at a hospital in Victorville, immigration authorities said this week.
Fernando Dominguez-Valivia, a native of Mexico, was transferred to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody in November after being released from a San Bernardino County jail, according to a statement from the federal agency.
He had been in treatment for pneumonia at Victor Valley Community Hospital since mid-February.
Dominguez, who died Sunday, had a history of heart troubles, officials said. He is the sixth ICE detainee to die in custody since October.
-- Paloma Esquivel