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Barstow man found dead in jail cell at High Desert Detention Center – VVNG.com

BARSTOW, CA (VVNG.com) — Officials said a Barstow man has been identified as a 52-year-old Kyle Medlen was found dead in his prison cell at the High Desert Detention Center.

According to a sheriff’s release, on July 6, 2022, at approximately 10:27 p.m., deputies discovered inmate Kyle Medlen unresponsive in his cell. Jail medical staff responded and pronounced Medlen deceased.

Detectives from the Department of Specialized Investigations also responded and took over the investigation.

(Kyle Medlen June 16, 2022 — Facebook photo)

Officials said Medlena was arrested by the Barstow Sheriff’s Station on July 5, 2022 and is being held on PC 245(A)(1) – Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Not a Firearm.

“During the booking process, Medlen reported a number of medical conditions and was receiving treatment. The exact cause of death will be determined by the coroner after the autopsy is completed,” the statement said.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Special Investigations Division at 909-890-4904.

Callers who wish to remain anonymous should contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or get www.wetip.com

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