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Sacramento County jail inmate dies in hospital

A Sacramento County Jail inmate has died in the hospital from “medical-related issues.”

The inmate, David Larone Starling, 51, of Sacramento died at 5:36 a.m. Tuesday. Starling had been in custody at the Sacramento County Jail since March 27, pursuant to a court order. He was awaiting further proceedings.

Starling’s death does not appear to be suspicious, according to a sheriff’s press release. The coroner’s website has initially classified his death as an “accident.” The sheriff’s department will conduct an investigation in accordance with department procedure and state laws.