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Inmate dies at L.A. County jail; homicide detectives investigating

January 28, 2013 |  7:09 am

Investigators are looking into the death over the weekend of an inmate at Men's Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles, L.A. County sheriff's officials said.

The man was discovered Sunday evening and taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Homicide detectives are investigating the circumstances of the death, sheriff's officials said in a statement.

The man's name and age were being withheld. There were no other details available.


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