MILPITAS (CBS SF) – A 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.
A correctional deputy found the inmate in his cell and unresponsive at about 8:20 a.m. at the facility located at 701 S. Abel St., sheriff’s Sgt. James Jensen said.READ MORE: Atmospheric River: More Than 130,000 Affected by Widespread Bay Area Outages
Soon after the discovery, jail staff performed first aid and CPR on the inmate, Jensen said.
Emergency medical crews transported the man to a hospital where he was pronounced dead about an hour later, according to Jensen.READ MORE: UPDATE: Atmospheric River Winds Flip Trucks On Richmond-San Rafael Bridge; Topple Dozens Of Drought-Weakened Trees
Sheriff’s officials have deployed detectives and informed the county district attorney’s and medical examiner’s offices of the death, Jensen said.
The man’s name has not been released until his next of kin has been notified, the spokesman said.MORE NEWS: Pelosi Says House Democrats Likely to Reach Agreement This Week on Biden Spending Plans
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