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For Immediate Release
Date: October 20, 2019
Contact: Captain Stacey Burke
Telephone: (316) 660-3900

Inmate Death 10-20-2019

A Sedgwick County inmate became unresponsive at about 11:09 a.m. October 20, 2019.  After immediate medical attention from onsite staff and responding EMS personnel, the 65 year old male was transported by EMS to a local hospital and was pronounced dead at 12:23 p.m.  The preliminary cause of death is unknown, however preliminary indications point to a medical condition. Autopsy is scheduled. 

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Investigation Division were notified.  His identity is being withheld at the request of his family.  He was booked into the Sedgwick County Detention Facility on a misdemeanor five day commitment through the City of Wichita on October 17, 2019.