Stories tagged: jail death
Tue., May 9, 2017, 4:25 p.m.
A lawsuit claims an Oregon inmate asked for help 19 times in the five hours before he died in jail following a beating at the hands of other inmates.
Mon., March 6, 2017, 8:12 a.m.
A coroner’s inquest is set for Friday in the March 2015 hanging death of a Lewis and Clark County jail inmate.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 9:50 p.m.
A Pasco man has filed a claim seeking $5 million for the death of his son in the Benton County Jail.
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, 9:51 p.m.
A 71-year old man was found dead in the Kootenai County Jail on Monday. The Rathdrum man was found alone and unconscious inside his cell around 4 p.m., according to …
Mon., Jan. 11, 2016, 5:11 p.m.
The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office will not file criminal charges against the police and jail staff who handled Lorenzo Hayes, 37, on the day he died in May.
Mon., Nov. 23, 2015, 7:05 p.m.
The city of Spokane has set aside $250,000 to defend itself against a $6.5 million claim by the family of a man who choked to death on his on vomit …
Sat., Aug. 1, 2015
The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office has determined the death of a man in May in the Spokane County Jail was a homicide. Lorenzo Hayes, 37, died when he choked …
Tue., May 1, 2007
An autopsy of an inmate who died in Spokane County Jail on Saturday showed no sign of homicidal violence or traumatic injuries from a crash earlier that day, officials said …