REDWOOD CITY (CBS SF) — The death of an inmate Tuesday afternoon at the Maguire Correctional Facility in Redwood City is under investigation, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office said.
The inmate was found unresponsive during a housing pod security check shortly after 2 p.m.READ MORE: Richmond Police K-9 Helps Detain, Disarm Machete-Wielding Suspect Threatening Family
The inmate was given medical treatment, including CPR, but was pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: Condemnation of the Unvaxxed Grows as Bay Area Mask Mandates Reappear
The preliminary investigation indicates a possible suicide, the sheriff’s office said.MORE NEWS: San Jose Unified Schools Set to Reopen for Full In-Class Learning
Once family is notified, the San Mateo County Coroner’s Office will identify the inmate, officials said.