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Female inmate dies at El Paso County Jail


EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KRDO) -- According to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, a female inmate died while in custody Thursday.

Around 4:26, the EPCSO says the inmate was found unresponsive in her assigned cell. Personnel with the sheriff's office and medical staff initiated life-saving measures until first responders with American Medical Response (AMR) and the Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD) arrived.

Despite life-saving measures, the EPCSO says the inmate died.

The El Paso County Coroner's Office will release the name of the inmate when next of kin is notified. An official cause of death has not been released.

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