SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A 43-year-old man has died while in custody at Sacramento County Jail, authorities say.
The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office says the man was taken into custody on Wednesday on suspicion of domestic violence. Around 5 a.m. Thursday, a cellmate alerted deputies that the man was in medical distress.READ MORE: Stockton Police Investigate Multiple Thursday Robberies
A deputy found the man unresponsive in the cell. Medics were soon called to the scene, but he was soon pronounced dead at the jail.READ MORE: Ravens-Steelers Preview: Pittsburgh 'Just Not That Dominant Team On Sunday,' Says CBS Sports' James Lofton
No signs of trauma were found on the man, authorities say. The man’s identity is not being released at the moment.
The coroner’s office is investigating exactly what caused the man’s death.MORE NEWS: Tokayana Fire In Colfax Burns Through Vegetation and One Dog House