- Associated Press - Thursday, December 18, 2014

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a 49-year-old inmate has died after being critically injured in a fight with his cellmate at Orange County’s largest jail.

Sheriff’s Lt. Jeff Hallock says Thiep Truong Nguyen of Westminster died at a hospital Wednesday, a day after being found unconscious at Theo Lacey Jail.

Hallock says Nguyen sustained serious injuries in an altercation with his 39-year-old cellmate.

City News Service says the name of the suspect is being withheld pending the outcome of an investigation.

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