(L.A.) Manuel Sandoval, 46, Died at Men’s Central Jail

Case Number: 2023-14424

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 46-year-old Latino male that occurred while he was in the custody of the sheriff’s department.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Manuel Sandoval.

STATUS: The decedent’s body is ready to be released. Ruling by the deputy medical examiner is deferred pending additional investigation.

Manner and cause of death will be added to this page when it becomes available.

If the DME has ordered toxicological screening, the next public update may take three to seven months.

RIP MANUEL SANDOVAL (August 19, 1977 – October 21, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Saturday at 6:20 p.m.

The decedent died in the living area of the Men’s Central Jail.

MCJ is located at 441 Bauchet Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. It has 5,640 beds, housing inmates of all security levels, from general population to high security.