Fresno County Sheriff’s Department Detective Jose Mora, 44, died September 7th after contracting COVID-19 while transporting a homicide suspect back to Fresno County from Oklahoma.
In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders died as a result of COVID-19.
Detective Mora had 20 years of service. He served with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office for 16 years and had previously served with the Firebaugh Police Department for 4 years.
He is survived by his wife and 4 children.