MONTEREY (CBS SF/BCN) – A 44-year-old inmate died in San Joaquin County Jail on Sunday, county sheriff’s officials said.
The male inmate, whose name has not been released, had been in custody since Dec. 5 for two misdemeanor warrants and correctional officers found him unresponsive shortly after 3 p.m. Sunday in a single-occupant cell.READ MORE: Questions Raised After Suspect In Numerous Attacks On San Francisco Asian Businesses Found To Be Out Of Custody
Life-saving measures failed and the man was pronounced dead at the scene. His cause of death is pending investigation, according to the sheriff’s office.READ MORE: Hercules Neighborhood Put on Lockdown Due to Law Enforcement Activity
No other details about the case were immediately available.MORE NEWS: 'We Need To Turn Things Around' – 2021 San Francisco Crime Statistics Show Sharp Rise In Gun Violence
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