Sheriffs employ compassionately-release program
Last updated 7/28/2022 at 3:39pm
SAN DIEGO – A 64-year-old incarcerated man was arrested and booked on Jan. 25, 2021, by the San Diego Police Department. He was at the Vista Detention Facility.
From late January 2021 though March of 2021, the man was in and out of the hospital for several medical concerns. On June 23, 2021, the man was again admitted to a hospital for additional medical issues where he stayed for more than a year, a Sheriff spokesperson said.
On July 21, 2022, the man was compassionately released, transferred to a different part of the hospital where his health continued to decline. That same night just...