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Update: In Custody Death at Jail

Friday, April 30, 2010 3:00 PM

For Immediate Release:

An autopsy examination regarding the death of a Sutter County Inmate, Rodney Louis Bock, age 56, of District 10, that was discovered during a routine cell check just after 8:50 P.M. Thursday evening has been completed.

The results revealed that the cause of death is asphyxiation due to hanging.

The Sutter County District Attorney’s Office as well as forensic personnel from the California Department of Justice is conducting the investigation at the request of Sheriff J. Paul Parker.

Contact Person and Telephone Number:

Undersheriff Jeff Pierce – (530) 822-7312


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