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Inmate Dies at Imperial County Jail

June 26, 2016

IMPERIAL COUNTY, Calif – On Thursday, June 23, at 7:32 PM, an Imperial County Jail inmate, 46-year-old, Mario Navarro collapsed as he was being escorted into his jail housing module. Immediate medical aid was provided by jail staff.

Imperial County Fire paramedics and Gold Cross Ambulance responded to the jail, but Navarro was unable to be revived and was pronounced dead.

He had been booked and had just been processed into the ICSO Jail for a felony bench warrant.

The Imperial County Coroner’s Office is investigating the death and an autopsy will be scheduled for next week.

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