Last Thursday morning, a 44-year-old inmate was found unresponsive in a dormitory. Life-saving measures were started and an ambulance was called to the scene, but the inmate was later pronounced dead. His name was not released pending notification of his family.READ MORE: SJ Dad Claims Santa Cruz Boardwalk Guard Kicked Him Out, Calling Pinoy Pride Tattoo 'Gang-Related'
How the inmate died was also not released.
No staff members were injured in the incident.READ MORE: COVID: Masks, Social Distancing Slowed Spread Of Common Childhood Illnesses
The inmate was serving a two-year, eight-month sentence for second-degree burglary and possession of a controlled substance.
The eight-man dormitory has been sealed as a crime scene and the inmates housed there have been transferred to another area pending the outcome of the investigation.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Community Gathers To Heal After Terrifying Juneteenth Mass Shooting At Oakland's Lake Merritt
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