Location: Tulare County Main Jail
Incident Date: 1/13/2017
Incident Time: 10:00 p.m.
Case Number: 17-00532
Victim: Jose Mendoza-Barragan
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.