Drunken driving suspect dead in Ventura jail cell

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif.—A drunken driving suspect has been found dead in a cell hours after he was booked into the east Ventura County jail.

Investigators say 26-year-old Demario Beachum of Los Angeles was alone in the cell and foul play isn't suspected. The coroner will determine the cause of death after an autopsy.

The Ventura County Star says the Chatsworth man was booked into the Simi Valley jailhouse at about 1 a.m. Monday and he was found dead at about 7:45 a.m.  More   PrisonerPal.com   True Crime Today  Magazine Subscriptions for Prisoners since 1975