By SDCN Editor
San Diego, CA–A 25-year-old woman who was recently released from San Diego County Sheriff’s Department custody, died at a local hospital.
On July 8, just before 10 a.m. Granillo was arrested by Sheriff’s Deputies for violation of a court order. She was transferred from the Vista Detention Facility arriving at the Las Colinas Detention and Reentry Facility just before 5:30 p.m.
On Tuesday, just after 2 a.m. deputies were conducting a safety check, and found Granillo unresponsive in her cell. Several doses of Naloxone were administered by deputies and medical staff. Life-saving measures were also initiated. Paramedics arrived and transported Granillo to a hospital for further treatment.
Despite ongoing care and treatment from the hospital, Granillo’s health continued to decline. On Wednesday, just before 3 a.m. Granillo was pronounced dead. A family liaison officer has been assigned, and the family has been notified of her death.
Due to Granillo recently being in the custody of the Sheriff’s Department, the Homicide Unit responded to investigate the incident. The cause and manner of death are still under investigation.
The Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct an autopsy that is preliminarily scheduled for Thursday.
The Citizens’ Law Enforcement Review Board was notified of the death.