In-Custody Death


Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Ken Thurm

File # BC233080002


On Saturday, November 4, 2023, deputies from the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility responded to an unresponsive male in the intake area. Custody staff and jail medical personnel immediately administered life-saving measures. Paramedics responded and assumed life-saving measures. The male, however, was ultimately pronounced deceased.

Deputies secured the area and began an investigation. Investigators from the Corrections Central Investigations Bureau responded and assumed the investigation. The inmate has been identified as 58-year-old Charles Giurbino of Hemet. There are no signs of foul play, and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Investigator Brett Divine at (951) 922-7152.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

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