Santa Paula~ Officials said that a female prisoner was discovered deceased early on Sunday at the Todd Road Jail west of Santa Paula. According to Capt. William Hutton of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, it is unknown if the 53-year-old lady was in the cell alone or with another inmate when it was discovered around 2:20 a.m. Sunday. The jail is overseen by the Sheriff’s Office.
He added that until paramedics arrived and started advanced life-saving techniques, jail employees offered medical care. So far, he claimed, there has been no information that is questionable in relation to her death. Because the results of the autopsy are still waiting, the sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit, which looks into inmate deaths, has not yet identified the cause.
Name and location of the woman, as well as information on why She was imprisoned and unavailable on Sunday. After a Taser allegedly failed to render a 39-year-old Ventura County man unconscious, two bystanders assisted a county sheriff’s officer in getting him under control. He was then arrested and lodged in jail. According to Capt. William Hutton of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department, the incident began at about 8:45 a.m. when the deputy stopped the man on suspicion of trespassing on private property close to Channel Islands Harbor in the Oxnard region. When the deputy tried to use a Taser on the individual, it seemed to have little impact since he became combative and uncooperative, according to Hutton.
The defendant was then detained and sent to Ventura County Medical Center for assessment and treatment of minor injuries after the two bystanders had assisted the officer in subduing him, according to Hutton. According to Hutton, the individual sought medical assistance for his facial injury acquired during his struggle with the police as well as the effects of the Taser, which fires particles into the body.
According to Hutton, the cop also sustained minor wounds. The suspect was being detained in Ventura’s main jail on Sunday afternoon on suspicion of two misdemeanor drug offenses, as well as felony accusations of defying an official authority and battery with injury to emergency workers. The charges carried a $130,000 bail amount. Even if he raised the money, he would still not be eligible for release because he is already being detained for violating his parole, according to jail records.
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