Inmate Found Dead in Cell at Riverside County Sheriff’s Jail

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  RIVERSIDE – An investigation was underway today into the death of an inmate at a Riverside County Sheriff’s Department jail.
The male inmate was found unresponsive in his cell by deputies during a routine security Center in Riverside, sheriff’s officials said.
Jail staff performed life-saving measures on the inmate before paramedics arrived and pronounced him dead.
Authorities said that the Riverside County coroner’s office will determine the cause of death but that no foul play was suspected.
The inmate’s identity was withheld pending notification of family.
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