Oxnard man apparently hung himself while in custody

viagra sale arial, symptoms sans-serif;”>UPDATE: On 05/26/15, treatment a news story was released titled Inmate Death.  In the narrative portion of the news story the date was incorrectly reported as May 24, 2015.  The correct date should be Monday, May 25, 2015.

Major Crime detectives and Detention Services jail personnel are investigating an inmate death that occurred at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility in Ventura. There was no indication of violence.

On May 24, 2015, at about 4:30 a.m., deputies discovered that 31 year old Oxnard resident Edgar Solorzano hung himself in his cell. Solorzano was found not breathing. Jail and medical staff provided rescue CPR in attempts to revive him. Ventura City Fire Department responded and also treated Solórzano. 

He was pronounced deceased at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility.

The cause of death is under investigation by the Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit. The results from an autopsy by the Medical Examiner are pending. As a matter of policy and procedure, all inmate deaths are investigated by the Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit.

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