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West Valley Detention Center In-Custody Death Investigation

RANCHO CUCAMONGA:(VVNG.COM)- A death investigation has been launched regarding the death of an unidentified male discovered at the West Valley Detention Center located on 9500 Etiwanda Ave. Rancho Cucamonga, Ca. 91739

On Thursday, July 10th, 2014 at approximately 9:27 p.m., deputies discovered the victim alone in a cell suffering from an apparent medical emergency.

Deputies and medical staff began treating the victim while emergency medical services were summoned to the scene. He was transported to Kaiser Fontana Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. An autopsy has been scheduled at the Riverside County Coroner’s Office to determine the cause of death. The adult males name is being withheld pending next of kin notification.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Detective J. Janowicz or Detective J. Steers at (909)387-3589. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at

source: SBSD Headquarters

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