KCSO investigating inmate death at Lerdo Facility

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An inmate being transported to the Lerdo Facility died after being found “unresponsive” upon arrival, according to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office. 

The inmate – whose identity has not been released – was pronounced dead Friday at San Joaquin Community Hospital. 

An investigation has been launched into the cause of the man’s death, KCSO said. 

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