Orange: Theo Lacy Inmate Dies At Hospital Following Medical Issue

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07.05.2022 | 4:30 PM | ORANGE – An inmate housed at the Theo Lacy Facility died at a hospital, authorities announced Tuesday.

Eric Garcia, 40, died on Jul. 3, 2022 at an area hospital after being transferred following an unspecified medical issue on Jun. 29, 2022.

Garcia was booked into the Theo Lacy Facility following a Jun. 25, 2022 arrest by Garden Grove police on charges of vandalism.

An inmate roster listed Garcia’s occupation as construction.

As is policy, an in-custody death investigation and review by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office and Orange County Sheriff’s Department is underway.

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