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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Monday July 26th, 2021 :: 06:06 p.m. PDT


Inmate Death

Nature of Incident: Inmate Death
Report Number: 21-98229
Location: Todd Road Jail / 600 Todd Road, Santa Paula, Ca.
Date & Time: 07/25/2021 @ 08:48 P.M.
Unit(s) Responsible: Sheriff’s Major Crimes Bureau
Todd Road Jail Classification Unit
Sheriff’s Legal Unit
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

(D) Gomez, Jocelyn Breanne          Oxnard 23
On 07/25/2021, at approximately 08:48 PM, deputies at the Sheriff’s Todd Road Jail Facility discovered Jocelyn Gomez alone and unresponsive in her cell.  Deputies immediately rendered aid and summoned medical staff.  Ventura County Fire personnel and AMR paramedics responded to the scene to provide more advanced life-saving efforts.  Life-saving efforts proved unsuccessful and Mrs. Gomez was pronounced deceased at the jail.  
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 all inmate deaths.
Prepared by: Sergeant Albert Ramirez  
News Release Date: 07/26/2021  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Captain Eric Buschow
(805) 947-8129
[email protected]
Approved by:
Booking Photo Release:
Captain Alan Hartkop
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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93003

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