Investigation underway after death of inmate at El Paso County jail
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - The sheriff’s office is investigating after an inmate died in the El Paso County jail Sunday morning.
The inmate was found unconscious inside his cell just before 1 a.m.
“Life-saving measures were immediately started and continued until AMR and fire personnel arrived and took over,” the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. “Life-saving measures were unsuccessful, and the inmate passed away.”
The county coroner’s office is conducting an autopsy to determine cause of death. COVID-19 is not suspected, EPSO said.
The inmate has not been identified at this time.
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