Inmate Death at the El Paso County Jail

March 17, 2022

On March 17, 2022, around 2:22 p.m., a female inmate in the El Paso County Jail died while in custody. The inmate was found unresponsive in her assigned cell. She passed despite life saving measures by on scene personnel, responders from American Medical Response (AMR) and responders from the Colorado Springs Fire Department. 

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

Any updates on this matter will be disseminated from the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Office.

MR 22-023