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Jun 12, 2013 7:15 PM by Donna Winnick, KSBY News

Inmate death at Santa Barbara County Jail

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's office has released information about the death of inmate.

Marcos D. Garza, 54, of Santa Maria, was transported from the Santa Barbara County Jail to a local hospital due to a medical emergency.

He was hospitalized and treated for an ongoing medical condition, where he then passed away on June 10th. The Coroner's Office has yet to release the cause of death.

Garza was booked in the County Jail on a theft charge and remanded without bail for previous charges which included possession of a controlled substance, being under the influence of a controlled substance and resisting and obstructing a peace officer.

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