A man died in the Santa Fe County jail less than 24 hours from when he was booked into the facility Saturday, county spokeswoman Sara Smith confirmed Monday.

Court records show Cristian Marban-Tafoya, 28, was charged Friday with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on a household member, battery on a household member, assault on a household member and criminal damage to the property of a household member.

He was booked into the jail at 6:47 p.m. Saturday, jail logs show, and recorded as “released” at 8:33 a.m. Sunday.



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