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Ventura County sheriff's detectives investigate jail death of man accused of child molestation


OXNARD, California — Sheriff's officials say a 60-year-old man accused of child molestation has died at Ventura County Jail.

The Ventura County Star newspaper ( ) says Sergio Ramos was found not breathing and unresponsive Wednesday morning.

Paramedics were unable to revive him and Ramos was declared dead a short time later.

Officials say there is no indication of violence or suspicious circumstances.

Sheriff's detectives are investigating the death and an autopsy is planned.

The newspaper says Ramos, who was due in court May 28, was accused of lewd acts upon a child.

Information from: Ventura County Star,

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