Huntington Park has fired one police officer and disciplined another after a man they arrested died shortly after being being taken into custody.
On Monday, the City Council fired Officer Peter McGuire and suspended Officer Roy Segura for 30 days without pay, said Craig Robinson, assistant city administrator.
McGuire has appealed the firing to the city's Civil Service Commission, but no hearing date has been set, Robinson said. Segura has not appealed the disciplinary action. The two had been on paid administrative leave during an internal police investigation.
Acacio Ramirez, who also used the name Jose Robles, died Sept. 15 of injuries he sustained while being arrested by Huntington Park police, the Los Angeles County coroner determined.