El Paso County Sheriff's Office Investigates Death of Jail Inmate

Sep 27, 2021 - 4:35pm

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

Office of the Sheriff

27 East Vermijo Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
United States

719-520-7100 / 719-390-5555 (after hours)

El Paso County Jail

2739 East Las Vegas Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
United States