The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office says an inmate with a history of drug abuse has been found dead in his jail cell, the third inmate death at a Sonoma County detention facility in three weeks.
Officials say foul play is suspected in the deaths of two inmates at a federal prison in Southern California, which is on lockdown as an investigation proceeds.
Authorities say an inmate was declared dead after being found with a serious cut Christmas morning in his cell at a Riverside County jail, but it was later found he had suffered a medical problem and cut himself as he collapsed.
Officials say they are investigating an inmate’s death at a state prison in Jamestown as a homicide.
Authorities say an investigation is under way following the death of a 29-year-old inmate at a jail in Northern California.
Sacramento County authorities say an inmate has been found dead in the Sacramento County Main Jail.