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51 Year Old Inmate Dies in Custody

Shortly after 5:30am this morning, December 10, 2013, a fifty-one year old male inmate died from medical related issues while at the hospital. 

The man had been in custody at our Main Jail facility since March 27, 2013, pursuant to a court order and was awaiting further proceedings.

This death does not appear suspicious.

The Sheriff's Department will conduct a thorough inmate-death investigation in accordance with the department procedures and state laws.

The Sacramento County Coroner's Office will determine the official cause of death and forward its findings as prescribed by law.  The Coroner's Office will release the name of the inmate after they notify next of kin.