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Death Of Ventura County Jail Inmate Under Investigation


A Ventura County Jail inmate has died more than a week after having some type of medical emergency in his cell.

Deputies at the County’s Pre-Trial detention facility found Scott Hultman unresponsive in his cell November 15th.  The 43-year-old man was alone in the cell.

Jail personnel started emergency treatment.   The Santa Paula man was taken to a hospital, but doctors said he had no chance of recovery.  Because he was an organ donor, Hultman was kept on life support until Monday.

The cause of death is under investigation, with an autopsy pending.