KCSO investigating inmate death at Lerdo Facility


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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