EL PASO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATES DEATH OF JAIL INMATE

September 27, 2021

On September 27, 2021, at around 8:00 PM, an adult male inmate at the El Paso County Jail was found unresponsive during a routine welfare check.  Deputies and jail medical staff began lifesaving efforts.  These efforts were, unfortunately, not effective.  Preliminary investigation revealed nothing suspicious surrounding the incident.  

The identity of the inmate and cause of death will be released upon the conclusion of the autopsy and after the next of kin notification by the El Paso County Coroner’s Office.  

Any updates and additional information on this matter will come only from the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Office.

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MR 21-096