Death of inmate at Theo Lacy Jail in Orange being investigated

ORANGE, Calif. (KABC) -- An independent investigation is underway after the death of an inmate at the Theo Lacy Jail in Orange.

The sheriff's department has not released the name of the 22-year-old inmate.

Officials said the inmate was found in distress inside his cell Saturday. He was rushed to a hospital where he died.

The inmate was booked into the jail after his arrest in August of last year for robbery.
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