OCDA Yells 'Clear' in Jail Heart Attack Death
Updated: Sep 28
Another week, another inmate death in the OC Jail system cleared by the Orange County District Attorney's office. In this case, the gone con is Jeffrey Johnson, who happened to suffer a fatal heart attack last December, on the very day prison guards didn't give the 49-year-old his heart medication. Costa Mesa police arrested Johnson on September 22, 2013 for an outstanding warrant, finding eight baggies of meth on him. They booked Johnson at Orange County Jail for both the warrant and drug dealing--and that's where the OCDA's report starts.
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