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Press Release: In Custody Death
Agency: Cois Byrd Detention Center
Station Area: Southwest
Written Date: November 29, 2017 Time: 3:30 PM
Incident Date: November 29, 2017 Time: 10:00 AM
Incident Location: 30755-B Auld Road, Murrieta
Reporting Officer: Sergeant Brett Seckinger
File Number(s): SC173330002


On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, about 10:00 A.M., deputies assigned to the Cois Byrd Detention Center located an adult male Hispanic unresponsive within the Intake area of the facility. Deputies and medical personnel in the jail initiated life saving measures, but the inmate later died.

The Riverside Sheriff’s Department, Lake Elsinore Station Detective Bureau and Cois Byrd Detention Center Investigators responded and assumed the investigation. The identification of the victim will not be released at this time pending notification of family. There are no signs of foul play and due to the ongoing investigation, no further information will be released at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call Master Investigator Cornett of the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station at 951-245-3300.



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