Location: Tulare County Main Jail

Incident Date: 1/13/2017

Incident Time: 10:00 p.m.

Case Number: 17-00532

Victim: Jose Mendoza-Barragan

City: Visalia

Posted by: Dispatch

On 1/13/17 approximately 2200 hours, a Tulare County Main Jail inmate was discovered during routine checks to have committed suicide.  Jail staff and medical staff continued lifesaving attempts until the inmate was transported by ambulance to Kaweah Delta Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.

This is under investigation by the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office.