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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Sunday July 26th, 2020 :: 04:00 p.m. PDT


Inmate Death

Nature of Incident: Inmate Death
Report Number: 20-102016
Location: Pre-Trial Detention Facility; 800 S. Victoria Ave., Ventura
Date & Time: 07/26/2020 @ 6:06 AM
Unit(s) Responsible: Sheriff’s Major Crimes Bureau
PTDF Classification Unit
PTDF Legal Unit
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

(D) Ross, Jared Morgan Ventura 31
On 07/26/2020, at approximately 6:06 AM, deputies at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility discovered that Jared Ross was experiencing a medical emergency in his cell. Deputies immediately began to render aid and summoned jail medical staff. Ventura City Fire and American Medical Response personnel responded to provide more advanced care. Ultimately, Mr. Ross was pronounced deceased at 6:50 AM.
The cause of death is under investigation by the Sheriff’s Major Crimes Bureau, pending autopsy results from the Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office. As a matter of policy, the Sheriff’s Major Crimes Bureau investigates the causes of all inmate deaths.
Prepared by: Sergeant Steven Jenkins  
News Release Date: 07/26/2020  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Sergeant Marta Bugarin
(805) 947-8052
[email protected]  
Approved by:
Booking Photo Release:
Captain Jeff Miller
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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93003

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Non-emergencies: 805-654-9511

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