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Smiley Martin, Suspected Gunman in Sacramento Mass Shooting, Dies in Custody: Cause of Death Under Investigation

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A suspect in the Sacramento mass shooting, Smiley Martin, died in jail custody and the cause of death is being investigated.

Smiley Martin, Suspected Gunman in Sacramento Mass Shooting, Dies in Custody at Sacramento County Main Jail

A suspected gunman linked to a deadly mass shooting in Sacramento has died while in custody, as confirmed by reports. The inmate is known as Smiley Martin passed away at the Sacramento County Main Jail. Martin, aged 29, had been held since April 20, 2022, facing charges related to the April 3, 2022, incident where six people lost their lives during a gang feud, according to the report of Fox 11.

Smiley Martin’s brother, Dandrae Martin, also faced charges in connection to the shooting. Another suspect, Mtula Payton was arrested later in Las Vegas. Martin’s death occurred during a routine cell check at the jail. Despite efforts to save him and he was pronounced dead on site.

READ ALSO: 37-Year-Old Suspect Arrested In Deadly Stabbing In West Phoenix: Murder Charges Filed As Investigation Continues!

(photo: CBS News)

Smiley Martin’s Cause of Death in Sacramento Jail Custody Under Investigation

The cause of Smiley Martin’s death remains unclear prompting ongoing investigations by authorities. The circumstances leading to his demise are yet to be fully understood leaving questions unanswered.

READ ALSO: 43-Year-Old Man Killed In Plaquemine Shooting – Suspect Faces Murder Charge And Obstruction Of Justice

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