Date: November 28, 2017


*Please note: No additional information or interviews will be available prior to the news conference

WHO: Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) Tony Rackauckas and Assistant District Attorney Ebrahim Baytieh

WHAT: Will hold a news conference to present the video and audio evidence regarding the Anaheim Police Department custodial related death of Fermin Vincent Valenzuela Jr. pursuant to OCDA’s disclosure policy.

The full report, “OCDA Report Custodial Death Investigation – Inmate Fermin Valenzuela Jr.,” was published in September with OCDA’s investigation findings and legal conclusions. At that time, a Federal Judge blocked the release of video evidence, but the protective order has since been lifted.

WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. for credentialed members of the press, OCDA staff, and invited guests.

WHERE: First floor law library, OCDA’s Office, 401 Civic Center Drive W., Santa Ana

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