LA HABRA (  —  Authorities said a domestic violence suspect was found hanging in a La Habra Police Department jail.

Police were called about 9:45 a.m. Friday by a female reporting a domestic incident, according to La Habra police.

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Officers arrived at the location and arrested the suspect.

“While alone in a jail cell, the male was found hanging and unconscious. Officers began life saving measures before paramedics arrived.

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“The male was then transported to St. Jude Hospital (in Fullerton) where he was pronounced dead,” according to a police statement.

The man’s identity was withheld pending notification of his next of kin.

The Orange County District Attorney’s Office in investigating, standard procedure following all in-custody deaths.

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