Updated: Contra Costa Sheriffs Office Investigating In Custody Death at Martinez Detention Facility

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At approximately 10:37 AM today, Deputy Sheriffs were conducting lunch meal service on a module at the Martinez Detention Facility (MDF).

During meal service, the Deputies discovered that an inmate was not responsive. Deputies called for emergency medical assistance. Medical staff at MDF responded and started life-saving measures. The fire department and an ambulance responded and continued life-saving measures. The inmate was later pronounced deceased.

The 46-year-old male inmate is not being identified at this time. His death appears to be health related.

The officer-involved protocol was initiated. Investigators from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff and the District Attorney’s Office are conducting an investigation into the death

Update: In Custody Death at Martinez Detention Facility

Investigators from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff and the District Attorney’s Office are continuing to investigate an in custody death at the Martinez Detention Facility.

Yesterday, at approximately 10:37 AM, Deputy Sheriffs were conducting lunch meal service on a module at the Martinez Detention Facility (MDF). During meal service, the Deputies discovered that an inmate was not responsive.

Deputies called for emergency medical assistance. Medical staff at MDF responded and started life-saving measures. The fire department and an ambulance responded and continued life-saving measures. The male inmate was later pronounced deceased. His death appears to be health related.

The inmate is identified as 46-year-old David Hubbard of San Pablo. He was originally arrested by the Richmond Police Department and was being held on charges that include stalking, assault with a deadly weapon, domestic violence, and possession of child pornography. His bail had been set at $1,655,000.

An autopsy was conducted this morning. The cause of death is pending the results of toxicology tests.


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