According to California police, the death of a care home employee who passed away after collapsing while detaining an intruder was determined to be a homicide.
The San Jose Police Department reported on May 10 that Alex Albetria held down the intruder attacking personnel at a San Jose care facility until police arrived on Dec. 11.
Albetria “collapsed from the physical exertion of restraining the suspect,” according to police, after the intruder was taken into custody on charges of burglary and assault. He was transferred to a hospital where his death was confirmed.
The tweet below confirms the news:
The worker’s death was ruled a homicide, police said. https://t.co/5MvurpzxVP
— Sun Herald (@sunherald) May 11, 2023
Albetria’s “cause of death was a homicide,” the coroner’s office informed police on April 24 after conducting an inquiry, according to authorities.
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According to the police, the matter will be sent to the “Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office for further review and a determination on potential charges.”
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