16-year-old Inmate Dies in Fresno

From the Fresno Sheriff’s Department:

On Sunday, members of the Fresno County Sheriff – Coroner’s Office completed an autopsy on Bryana Terriquez, 16, of Coalinga.

Her cause of death is pending the results of toxicology tests, which could take several weeks to receive.

On Saturday, July 2nd, Terriquez was reported to have been experiencing a medical issue while in custody at the Fresno County Juvenile Justice Campus (JJC) located at 3333 E. American Ave. in Fresno.  An ambulance responded to the JJC and transported her to Community Regional Medical Center where she was later pronounced deceased.

Around 5:30 pm, homicide detectives with the Fresno Sheriff’s Office and members of the Fresno County District Attorney’s Office responded to the JJC to begin an investigation into the death of Terriquez.  It is standard procedure for detectives to respond to matters such as this because of their expertise.

Terriquez was in custody due to a probation violation.  Since she is a minor, no further details of her criminal history are available at this time.

Bryana’s Funeral and Memorial Funds

On July 2nd 2016 we got the news no Parent or family member ever wants to hear, Bryana Alexandra Terriquez life had been cut short just days away from turning 17.  She was a Beautiful young lady, both inside and out.  She was so loving, caring, humble, outgoing, and many more things.  She was so full of life and just an amazing soul. She always helped and put others before herself, no matter who they were including people she did not know.  We still cant believe what has happened and are still awaiting to be contacted and told what happened to this Amazing and Beautiful Soul.  The family needs your help either by helping us meet the goal that we need so we can Lay her to rest in the way that she deserves, in prayers, spreading the word and/or sharing this link, being that this was so unexpected and came out of nowhere money had not been put aside or saved, especially because we never imagine or even think we will be having to bury our child. This unexpected and unexplained Incident which is still under investigation, has been one hard event to process.  We know and understand that there are times when we can assist and help out by joining in and giving what can be given and there are times when its hard to do so, we all have these moments, thats why I ask that prayers, or sharing this is also very helpful because we also need that as well and will be very much appreciated.  We will forever be greatful, no matter in what way it is that you help this family out, because even the smallest of things will be going a long way… Thank you all very much and God bless you all, we will forever be grateful to each and every one of you!!!!!