Inmate Death

Inmate Dies In Custody At Santa Clara County JailAn inmate at the Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose died in custody Monday morning, according to a sheriff’s sergeant.
Inmate Death Prompts Unanimous Vote To Review Jail Operations In Santa Clara CountyIn a unanimous vote Tuesday, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors directed county staff to come up with a plan to improve safety and communication at the county’s jails in response to an inmate death late last month.
Guard Says He Did Not Touch Inmate Found Dead At Santa Clara County JailOne of three jail guards arrested on suspicion of murder in the death of an inmate is proclaiming his innocence and says he never touched Michael Tyree.
Sheriff's Deputies Placed On Leave During Investigation Of Inmate Found Dead In Santa Clara County JailAn inmate at Santa Clara County Jail was found dead early Thursday, a sheriff's office spokesman said Friday.
Inmate Dies At Martinez County JailAn inmate at the Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez died Friday morning after suffering an apparent medical problem, a sheriff’s spokesman said.
Contra Costa County Jail Inmate Who Died After Being Tased IdentifiedA Contra Costa County Jail inmate who died Tuesday after a sheriff's deputy used a Taser to subdue him has been identified as 58-year-old Oakland man Donald Ray McCullough, a sheriff's office spokesman said on Wednesday.