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Autopsy Confrims Soltys Death Was Suicide

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An autopsy confirms a Ukrainian immigrant accused of killing six family members died by hanging in his jail cell. Sacramento County Coroner Paul Smith says he expects a formal ruling soon that Nicolai Soltys committed suicide last month at the Sacramento County Jail. Soltys´ attorney says he is asking a Sacramento County civil grand jury to investigate whether jailers were negligent by not preventing his client´s death. Sheriff´s officials deny any lapse in vigilance.

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