Man charged in inmate's death

web VCSO Ricardo Ortega
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Ricardo Ortega


Perry Van Houten, Ojai Valley News senior reporter
Sheriff’s deputies made an arrest Wednesday in connection with the death of an incarcerated Ojai man.
On Aug. 30 around 8:30 p.m., deputies at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility in Ventura found 38-year-old Alexander Beirne of Ojai experiencing a medical emergency in his cell, authorities said.

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