El Paso County Jail Inmate Who Died at Local Hospital Identified

September 14, 2021

On August 28, 2021, an adult male inmate detained at the El Paso County Jail was transported by ambulance to a local hospital and later admitted due to a need for continued medical treatment for various ailments.
On September 2, 2021, at around 8:42 PM, the inmate passed away while still being treated at the hospital.  

The inmate has been identified as Wayne Baca, age 64. We would like to extend our deepest sympathies to Mr. Baca's family and friends.

The El Paso County Coroner’s Office will conduct a full autopsy to make an official determination as to the cause of death.

MR 21-086