Santa Ana, Ca. – On Friday, Dec. 23, 2022, an inmate housed at the Intake Release Center in Santa Ana died at the hospital.
The decedent is Sean Conroy Whiting, 35, who was booked into jail on Dec. 21 by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department for violation of a domestic violence restraining order.
Earlier in the day on Dec. 23, Whiting was transported to OC Global Santa Ana for a medical issue. He died at the hospital around 4:30 p.m. 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.