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Monday July 31st, 2023 :: 09:11 a.m. PDT


Detectives Conducting Investigation into In-Custody Death of Inmate at Central Detention Center

DATE/TIME: July 29, 2023, 8:42 p.m.

INCIDENT: In-Custody Death Investigation

LOCATION: Central Detention Center, 630 E. Rialto Ave, San Bernardino

DECEASED: Anthony Edward Ramirez, 41-year-old resident of San Bernardino

SUMMARY: On Saturday, July 29, 2023, deputies at the Central Detention Center discovered an inmate, Anthony Ramirez, hanging inside a cell. Deputies, along with jail medical staff, immediately provided medical treatment. Ramirez was transported to a local hospital where, despite life-saving measures, he was pronounced deceased.

Investigators with the Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Division responded and assumed the investigation, which is ongoing.

Ramirez was arrested on September 21, 2021, by the San Bernardino Police Department, for possession of a controlled substance while armed, felon in possession of a firearm, and prohibited person in possession of ammunition.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Travis Gagne, Specialized Investigations Division at (909) 890-4904. Callers can remain anonymous and contact We-Tip at 800-78CRIME or

Refer: Detective Travis Gagne or Sergeant Gerardo Moreno

Station: Specialized Investigations Division

Phone No. (909) 890-4904

Case No. DR#602300055 / H#2023-084

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Headquarters
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San Bernardino, CA 92408

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