February 24, 2024

REDWOOD CITY — A person died whereas in custody at Maguire Correctional Facility’s detox unit on Sunday morning in Redwood Metropolis, in keeping with the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Workplace.

In response to authorities, workers members have been conducting routine medical examinations of incarcerated folks on 4 East Housing Detox Unit round 8:45 a.m. when a nurse seen a person having problem respiratory. Employees and later the Redwood Metropolis Fireplace Division and paramedics offered life-saving measures on the person however he ultimately died from the medical episode.

The person was solely recognized as a 23-year-old white male by authorities as of Monday morning.

The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Investigations Bureau, the District Legal professional’s Workplace and the Coroner’s Workplace have all opened investigations into the dying, per commonplace protocol concerning in-custody deaths. The impartial investigations will decide the person’s explanation for dying.