Friends and family of a woman who died while being held in the Jefferson County Detention Facility held a vigil Saturday evening.
Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader says a female inmate who died in his jail this month might have lived if the jail’s medical staff had taken any action during the nearly 10 hours the woman and other inmates continually requested medical help.
CBS4 has learned that Jefferson County sheriff’s medical staff were notified multiple times that a female inmate was extremely sick two hours before she died, but she never received medical attention in the hours before her death.
A woman being held in the Jefferson County Detention Facility died after she told guards she needed help. Now an investigation is underway to find out why she may not have received the help she needed in time.
An investigation has been launched into the death of an inmate at the Jefferson County Detention Facility.
The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office and coroner are investigating the death of an inmate held in the county jail’s medical unit.
Authorities say a 40-year-old Boulder County Jail inmate facing several charges hanged himself in his cell.
The Colorado Department of Corrections is confirming the death of an inmate at the Colorado Territorial Correctional Facility in Canon City.
The Denver City Council on Monday night approved a $695,000 settlement with the family of an inmate who committed suicide.
The death of a prison inmate is being investigated as a homicide.