For Immediate Release:
The Sutter County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of an inmate that occurred earlier this morning.
At approximately 1:16 A.M. this morning Sutter County Jail requested medical respond for an unresponsive female in the jail who was discovered in a holding cell during a cell safety check by jail deputies. Yuba City Fire and Bi-County Ambulance responded to the jail where the inmate was pronounced deceased at that time.
The Inmate was brought into the jail on Sunday, September 11, 2011 by Yuba City Police Department for being under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
Identification of the female will be made available once the next of kin has been notified.
Contact Person and Telephone Number:
Captain Dave Samson – (530) 822-7307
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