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Man found dead in Fullerton jail cell

April 15, 2011 | 12:14 pm

A 52-year-old man arrested by Fullerton police for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol was discovered dead Friday in his jail cell.

Dean Francis Gochenour was taken into custody about 10 p.m. Thursday, and was found dead about three hours later during a routine jail check, said Capt. Tim Kandler of the Fullerton Police Department.

The death was being investigated as a suicide with “no apparent suspicious circumstances,” Kandler said.


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