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Inmate dies in Tehachapi prison, investigation into his death underway

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Posted at 11:15 AM, Feb 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-15 14:15:45-05

On Monday, February 13, 2017, 42-year-old Albert Jurgen, an inmate at the California Correctional Institution in Tehachapi died in his single-person jail cell.

Jurgen began experiencing medical complications while in custody aroun 8:10 a.m. Life saving measures were taken, however, he was pronounced dead around 8:39 a.m.

A postmortem exam is scheduled to determine cause and manner of death.