Inmate Death

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KNSS News
May 26, 2020 - 7:56 pm
El Dorado Correctional Facility resident Bobby Edwards, 44, died on Sunday, May 24, 2020, at the correctional facility.
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KNSS News
May 22, 2020 - 8:07 pm
Kansas state police are investigating the death of a man being held on charges in the Lyon County Jail in Emporia.
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KNSS News
May 04, 2020 - 7:52 pm
A Lansing Correctional Facility resident who died Monday, May 4, had tested positive for COVID-19.
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KNSS News
October 22, 2019 - 5:35 am
The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office is reporting an inmate death at the Sedgwick County Detention Facility. According to the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office the inmate became unresponsive late Sunday morning. After immediate medical attention from onsite staff and responding EMS personnel, the 65...
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November 27, 2018 - 9:19 pm
Authorities are investigating the death of an inmate at a privately-run federal prison in Leavenworth. Dillon Lane Reed, 29, died on Thanksgiving at the Leavenworth Detention Center. Reed's attorney said he was notified of his client's death but was not told the cause of death or any circumstances...
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November 16, 2018 - 6:48 pm
Complications from chronic alcohol abuse are blamed in the death of a Topeka jail inmate. The Topeka Capital-Journal on Thursday acquired an autopsy report related to the Sept. 19 death of Ruth Spence, 55. The coroner, citing the chronic alcohol abuse, called the manner of death "natural." No...
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Dreamstime
October 17, 2017 - 9:23 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - A Sedgwick County inmate, 54, who had chronic medical issues prior to incarceration was found unresponsive in his cell at about 7:12 a.m. Tuesday morning. After immediate medical attention from onsite staff and responding EMS personnel, the old man was pronounced dead shortly...
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