– The death of a Hoopeston man found dead at the Ford County
jail in May has been ruled an accident.
The Ford County
coroner said, 30 year old, Richard J. Gonzales died from natural causes in late
May. A contributing factor was a fracture to his right shoulder blade he
sustained during a fall.
The fracture put
additional stress on his heart, and then failed. A coroner's inquest will not