LA HABRA (CBSLA.com) — 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.READ MORE: 2 Dead, 1 Critically Injured In Willowbrook Crash Stemming From Pursuit
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.READ MORE: Claremont Hit Hard By High Winds, With Nearly 20% Of Residents Losing Power Friday Night
“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.MORE NEWS: Slight Decrease In COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Giving Some Hope Of Surge Plateau
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