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Name of Sacramento Jail inmate released by county coroner

The name of the prisoner who was found dead in his cell at the Sacramento County Main Jail over the weekend has been released.

He was identified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s website as Edward Larson, 54, of Sacramento.

Sacramento sheriff's spokeswoman Sgt. Lisa Bowman said the inmate, who was being held on a sexual registration violation charge, was discovered unresponsive in his cell shortly after 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

Authorities said the death does not appear to be suspicious.

Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.