On July 3, 2012 at approximately 8:20am, detectives with the Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit responded to the Snohomish County Jail regarding a death investigation. Preliminary information indicates a male inmate, 22 years of age, approached a custody deputy at approximately 7:20am and requested medical attention. Shortly thereafter, the inmate collapsed to the floor. Emergency medical effort (CPR) was initiated by corrections staff and a call was placed to 9-1-1. Fire personnel transported the inmate to Providence Medical Center, where he died at approximately 7:40am. The inmate had been booked into the county jail by Lynnwood Police Department on July 2nd at approximately 11:45am on an outstanding warrant for of Possession of Marijuana.
Any information regarding identification and cause of death will be determined and released by the Medical Examiner’s Office at a later date.