Everett Woman Dies While in Custody at Snohomish County Jail

November 11, 2011

Police Blotter

The Snohomish County Major Crimes Unit is investigating the death of a 27-year-old woman while in custody at the Snohomish County jail this morning. Not a lot of details yet but here’s the release from Snohomish County Sheriff Bureau Chief Kevin Prentiss…

On November 11, 2011 at approximately 8:00am, Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the Snohomish County Jail (3000 block of Oakes Avenue, Everett) on a reported death investigation. A preliminary investigation revealed that a 27 year-old female, Everett resident, had failed to wake up when corrections staff visited her cell to pass out daily medications. Corrections officers checked her status and discovered her deceased. Medical aid was requested and confirmed the female was deceased.

The female victim was booked into the Snohomish County Jail on October 29, 2011 on charges of Prostitution and Violation of Uniformed Controlled Substance Act (VUCSA). Preliminary investigation indicates routine cell checks overnight by corrections officers revealed nothing unusual or suspicious involving the victim. The Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit will be handling the investigation, which is standard operating procedure.

The cause of death and identity of the victim will be made by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office.

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One Response to “Everett Woman Dies While in Custody at Snohomish County Jail”

  1. brandie six Says:

    I am on my way there to wait for an evaluation for treatment id Gorgon a duo got medication I am perceived it scares me because jails will sometimes not give you your mess your prescribe and in my case and slit of other cases it can kill you or cause serious unbearable pain and discomfort. The last time I was there there was a woman with cancer and it was inpairitive that she revive treatment non to my knowledge was given to her. The also cut me off my mess completely and I was in unbearable pain and it felt like tortur. The system is not for the inmate And they don’t care about your health I am scarf I won’t get proper care and my family is too I can die or be very sick. It is cruel to treat a person that way.