Deceased SLO County Jail inmate identified
March 25, 2015
The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office identified the inmate who died Tuesday while in custody at the county jail as 33-year-old Sean Michael Alexander of Pismo Beach. He is the fifth man to die while incarcerated in the San Luis Obispo County Jail in 14 months.
Alexander’s autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday. A final report will be released pending toxicology results which are expected in six to eight weeks.
At about 3 a.m., deputies discovered the unresponsive inmate in his cell and began to perform CPR. He was transported to a Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
Alexander had been incarcerated since March 18 following an arrest for a probation violation and for being under the influence of a controlled substance.
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