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OC Men’s Central Jail

SANTA ANA, Ca. (March 11, 2024) – On Monday, March 11, 2024, an inmate housed at the Central Men’s Jail in Santa Ana died at a local hospital.

The 36-year-old inmate was booked into jail on March 6, 2024, by the Santa Ana Police Department for drug related offenses and possession of a firearm. The inmate’s name is being withheld pending notification to next of kin.

The inmate was pronounced deceased at the hospital after being transferred there on the evening of March 10 for a medical issue. 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.

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

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