By Gina Yarbrough
Vista, CA–Authorities are investigating a 63-year-old inmate’s death after he suffered from medical distress on November 6 at a north county jail, Sheriff’s Office said.
The inmate at Vista Detention Facility was transported to a local area hospital for medical reasons. His medical condition deteriorated. On November 23, the inmate was pronounced dead at the hospital, according to Sheriff’s Department spokesman Lieutenant Thomas Seiver.
The Medical Examiner’s Office has not determined an autopsy date. The Homicide Unit is coordinating with the Medical Examiner’s Office to attempt to locate the inmate’s family.
The Sheriff’s Homicide Unit is investigating the incident.