Sheriff's Detectives Investigate Inmate's Death

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Sacramento County Sheriff's Office reports
that an inmate facing murder and domestic violence charges has died
in his jail cell.

According to a statement from the sheriff's office, deputies at the Sacramento County Main Jail found the inmate unconscious and not breathing at 3:30 a.m. Saturday. The inmate was declared dead shortly before 4 a.m.

Sheriff's detectives are now investigating and the coroner's office will determine the cause of death.

Authorities released few details about the man. They will release the name of the inmate after notifying his next of kin. The man had been held in jail since November 2005 on charges related to the death of his wife.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

AP-NY-10-25-08 1505EDT


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