A 34-year-old inmate at the Theo Lacy Jail died Tuesday at hospital, where he was taken on Saturday morning, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department reported.

The inmate, who was booked into the jail on Jan. 25 on suspicion of drug-related charges, had been hospitalized since Saturday morning, according to Carrie Braun of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.

She did not reveal why he was hospitalized, but said his death was not considered suspicious.

The inmate’s name was withheld pending family notification.


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