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Geiger inmate dies Sunday night of heart attack

An inmate housed at Geiger Corrections Center died at a Spokane hospital after experiencing chest pains Sunday night.

Correctional officers were alerted Sunday night around 8:45 that the inmate was having trouble. After speaking to the inmate, the officers summoned the facility’s medical staff to assist. The inmate was then sent to a local hospital for treatment.

At 11:45 p.m., the inmate went into full cardiac arrest and died, a news release from the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said.

The Sheriff’s Office is investigating. The medical examiner will release the inmate’s name.


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