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Coroner to probe Orange County woman's death while in custody

July 8, 2011 |  9:27 am

The Orange County sheriff-coroner will conduct an autopsy on a woman who died while in police custody on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Newport Beach police arrested Huntington Beach resident Charlotte Engle, 54, on July 1 and took her to the Orange County Jail, the Daily Pilot reported, citing the Orange County sheriff-coroner.

Engle appeared to be suffering from high blood pressure and was taken to the hospital in Santa Ana, where she died Sunday, authorities said.


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