ORANGE, Ca. (March 8, 2022) – On Monday, March 7, 2022, an inmate housed at the Theo Lacy Facility in Orange died of unknown causes.
The decedent is Joshua James Campos, 28. He was booked into jail on March 4, 2022 by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department on a solicitation charge.
In the evening of March 7, 2022, Campos was found unresponsive in his cell. Deputies and correctional medical staff attempted life-saving measures.
He was pronounced deceased at the Theo Lacy Facility at approximately 11:45 p.m. Preliminarily, there are no suspicious circumstances. A final cause of death will be determined following toxicology testing 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.