Taylor Hart, 19, an OC Jail Suicide: Coroner
The county coroner says a 19-year-old found dead at the Orange County Jail in Santa Ana early today committed suicide.
Taylor Hart, who'd been arrested Aug. 7 for allegedly robbing the Nordstrom's store in Mission Viejo, was discovered by deputies on routine rounds in the Inmate Reception Center around 12:30 a.m.
The center is where those jailed are processed before being sent on to courts, county jails or state prisons.
Hart was alone when deputies found him, a sheriff's spokesman reportedly said.
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An autopsy performed today determined Hart died of suicide, but the exact method he used was not disclosed.
The District Attorney's Office will investigate, as is customary with all in-custody deaths.
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