An investigator for the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner’s Workplace has been charged with grand theft after he allegedly stole objects off of deceased people throughout dying investigations, the Los Angeles District Lawyer’s Workplace introduced Wednesday afternoon.
Adrian Muñoz, 34 years previous, was suspended on Tuesday and charged with one felony rely of grand theft of property and one misdemeanor rely of petty theft of property. The precise worth of what he stole was not clear.
Authorities say surveillance footage caught Muñoz stealing a gold crucifix chain from a person who had died of a coronary heart assault on the job at a warehouse in South Los Angeles on Jan. 6.
Investigators later searched Muñoz’s cubicle and found uncommon vintage cash and a receipt belonging to a person who died on Nov. 12, 2022. His dying investigation had been dealt with by Muñoz.
The District Lawyer’s Workplace mentioned that Muñoz had been an worker of the division since 2018.
An investigation is underway to seek out out if there are extra victims, Gascón mentioned.
An arraignment listening to might be set at a later time.