3 California deputies arrested in jail inmate’s death; man died of blunt trauma

Published September 04, 2015

Three Northern California jail guards have been arrested after an inmate under their watch was found dead of multiple blunt trauma, authorities said.

Santa Clara County sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. James Jensen said Thursday that the deputies — Rafael Rodriguez, 27, Jereh Lubrin, 28, and Matthew Farris, 27 — remain in custody without bail.

Medical Examiner Dr. Joseph O’Hara said that Michael James Pipkin Tyree, 31, died of multiple blunt force injuries, “visceral lacerations” and internal bleeding.”

Associated Press and Sudhin Thanawala, “3 California deputies arrested in jail inmate’s death; man died of blunt trauma, official says”, September 04, 2015, http://www.foxnews.com/us/2015/09/04/3-california-deputies-arrested-in-jail-inmate-death-man-died-blunt-trauma/

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