MILPITAS — Investigators are investigating the death of an inmate at a county jail housing unit this week, officials said.
San Jose police arrested a 65-year-old man on suspicion of aggravated sexual assault, according to a statement Friday night by a spokesperson for the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Department. detained. child.
Shortly before 2:05 p.m. on Thursday, a deputy conducting a welfare inspection at the county’s Elmwood Jail found the man unresponsive in the cell he was being held in.
Paramedics and Milpitas Fire Department firefighters arrived at 2:15 pm and took the man to hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:52 pm. His identity has not been disclosed and notification of his next of kin is pending.
Preliminary results of an investigation by a sheriff’s detective found that the death appeared to be a suicide. He said he would launch a joint investigation with
Please contact George Kelly at 408-859-5180.
https://www.eastbaytimes.com/2023/04/07/inmate-death-at-santa-clara-county-jail-under-investigation/ Inmate death at Santa Clara County Jail under investigation