Inmate Identified in Suicide at the El Paso County Jail

March 31, 2021

On Monday, March 29, 2021, at approximately 5:54 PM, a medical emergency was declared in a male housing ward at the El Paso County Jail. 

A male inmate was found in his cell attempting suicide by hanging. When additional deputies responded to the ward, the inmate was not breathing and had no pulse. The deputies initiated Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and used the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) with the assistance of responding medical staff.  

Despite lifesaving efforts, the male was pronounced deceased.

The inmate has been identified as Travis Lowe, age 33. We would like to extend our deepest sympathies to Mr. Lowe's family and friends. 

Mr. Lowe’s mug shot is attached to this media release.

MR 21-031