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Inmate found hanging in Newport Beach jail

August 2, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
An investigation is being conducted into the death of a Newport Beach jail inmate found hanging in his jail cell.Police said 43-year-old William Robert Wedgeworth of Newport Beach was discovered by a jail guard late Saturday night, a few hours after he was arrested.

Wedgeworth had been arrested earlier Saturday on suspicion of spousal battery.

CNS contributed to this report.


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