Mon. Dec 5th, 2022

ORANGE, Ca. (September 2, 2022) – On Thursday, September 1, 2022, an inmate housed at the Theo Lacy Facility in Orange died at the hospital.

The 57-year-old inmate was booked into jail on August 27, 2022, by the Anaheim Police Department for a probation violation. The inmate’s name is being withheld pending notification to next of kin.



The inmate was found unresponsive in his cell by jail staff on September 1, 2022. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased. A final cause of death will be determined following toxicology and an independent autopsy.

The Orange County District Attorney’s Office will investigate the in-custody death. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department will conduct an in-custody death review. No additional information will be released at this time.

By Editor

The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

4 thoughts on “A Theo Lacy Facility inmate died at a hospital on Thursday”
    1. I can confirm you are correct Christine. I was a witness to your husbands death. He was already dead by the deputies and medical team came to give him CPR

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