Officials investigating in-custody death at maximum security Martinez jail

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The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday it is investigating an in-custody death at the Martinez Detention Facility. 

Authorities said the death happened “late last night.” 

No other details were immediately available. 

The maximum security facility is one of three detention facilities operated by the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff.

MDF houses both pre-sentenced and sentenced inmates who do not qualify for less restrictive environments.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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