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Physical Altercation Involving Inmates at Theo Lacy Jail
UPDATE – (December 17, 2014): The inmate victim, Thiep Truong Nguyen, 49, Westminster, has died at a local hospital.
ORANGE, Calif. – (December 16, 2014) – On Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at approximately 11:57 a.m.; a physical altercation occurred between two inmates at the Theo Lacy Jail. The altercation occurred between a 39 year-old male and a 49 year-old male who were housed together at the jail.
Following the altercation, deputies immediately responded and located the 49 year-old male victim, unconscious inside the cell. Orange County Jail medical staff and paramedics were called and the injured inmate victim was transported to a nearby hospital. The injured inmate victim is listed in extremely critical condition as a result of his injuries. Continue reading