Date: October 5, 2017


WHO: Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) Tony Rackauckas

WHAT: Published a letter containing the investigation findings and legal conclusions regarding the Orange County Sheriff’s Department custodial death of Christopher Hardesty. The full letter, “OCDA Report Custodial Death Investigation – Inmate Christopher Hardesty,” is available at www.orangecountyda.orgby selecting Officer-Involved Shootings and Custodial Death Letters under the Reports pull-down menu. There is no relevant audio or video evidence to release.

WHEN: Today, Oct. 5, 2017