Death at El Paso County Jail

January 18, 2020

On January 17, 2020, at approximately 9:50 PM, an inmate in the El Paso County Jail died while in custody.  The inmate was housed in the medical section at the time, and passed despite immediate life saving measures by deputies, medical staff and first responders.

The identity of the deceased male will not be released until the Coroner's Office makes positive identification and the next of kin is notified.

The Colorado Springs Police Department is assuming the investigation into the inmate’s death and will provide additional information as the investigation allows.

MR 20-010