Skip to Content

Woman dies at Sacramento jail after medical emergency

MGN

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a 64-year-old woman found dead in a cell at Sacramento County Main Jail had experienced an unspecified medical emergency. The sheriff’s office says guards discovered the dead inmate during a cell check early Tuesday. The woman had been in custody since March 2 on felony domestic violence charges. Coroner’s officials will determine the cause of death. Authorities do not believe COVID-19 or foul play was a factor. The woman’s identity was withheld pending family notification.

Article Topic Follows: AP California
KEYT
Author Profile Photo

The Associated Press

BE PART OF THE CONVERSATION

News Channel 3-12 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content