SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The San Francisco Sheriff’s Office announced an inmate at a city jail died on Sunday from what’s believed to be a suicide.
The inmate was pronounced dead at 2:10 p.m. at San Francisco County Jail 3, located in San Bruno, sheriff’s officials said.READ MORE: UPDATE: Oakland City Council Votes To Hire, Train More Police After Spike in Homicides
Efforts by medics with the San Bruno Fire Department to revive the inmate weren’t unsuccessful.READ MORE: Giants Beat Padres 6-5, Maintain Narrow Lead In NL West
“Our leadership and our staff are profoundly saddened by this individual’s death,” Sheriff Paul Miyamoto said in statement. “It is painful to lose someone in our custody especially as we work hard to keep everyone safe. Our hearts and our prayers are with the family and loved ones of the deceased.”
The sheriff’s office did not release additional details about the inmate.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Fire Destroys House, Horse Boarding Facility In Penngrove; Evacuated Orders LIfted
The cause of death will be determined by the San Mateo County coroner. Additionally, the sheriff’s office is continuing to investigate the death, sheriff’s officials said.