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Man arrested in Livermore dies in jail, becomes 5th inmate death for Santa Rita in 2023

Original post made on Apr 29, 2023

A 26-year-old inmate who had been arrested by Livermore police died Thursday after suffering what Alameda County sheriff's officials said was a medical emergency at Santa Rita Jail.

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Posted by Doug Miller
a resident of Ironwood
on Apr 29, 2023 at 7:46 am

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The new county sheriff Yesenia Sanchez campaigned last year, in part, about the deaths in the Alameda County jail. In an article last year on KTVU just before the election, it reported 58 deaths at the jail since 2014. That is about 8 deaths per year.
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With 5 deaths there in just the first 4 months of 2023, it seems like the new sheriff in town is failing.

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