Lake County To Pay $2 Million Over Inmate DeathA Northern California county has agreed to pay $2 million to a man who sued after his mother killed herself in jail a day after she was arrested for being under the influence of drugs.
Inmate Found Dead Inside Shower At Martinez JailAn inmate was pronounced dead while in custody Tuesday morning at the Martinez Detention Facility, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.
Santa Clara Jail Guards Guilty Of Second Degree Murder In Inmate DeathA Santa Clara County Superior Court jury Thursday afternoon found jail guards Jereh Lubrin, Rafael Rodriguez and Matthew Farris guilty of second degree murder in the death of mentally ill inmate Michael Tyree in 2015.
Vacaville Prison Inmate Dies After Being Found In Pool Of BloodA Northern California prison inmate found in a pool of blood has died, and officials say they suspect foul play.
Parents Of NorCal Inmate Who Died After Pepper-Spraying Reach $750K Lawsuit SettlementThe parents of an inmate who died after being pepper-sprayed by prison guards have reached a $750,000 settlement with state and Amador County officials.
Prosecutors Reveal Evidence In Inmate's Jailhouse Beating DeathDressed in business suits, three Santa Clara County jail guards sat stoically in a South Bay courtroom Monday as a preliminary hearing into the beating death of a mentally ill inmate got underway.
Inmate Found Dead At Elmwood Correctional Facility In MilpitasA 51-year-old man died while in custody at the Elmwood Correctional Facility in Milpitas Friday morning, a Santa Clara County sheriff’s spokesman said.
Contra Costa Sheriff's Office Investigating Inmate Found Dead In Martinez JailThe Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office is investigating an in-custody death that occurred Friday afternoon in Martinez.
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.