An inmate who had been hospitalized for the past month passed away Sunday at Harborview Medical Center.
A 27-year-old male inmate who had been hospitalized for the past month passed away early Sunday at Harborview Medical Center. He had been hospitalized since Feb. 28, after he was booked at the King County Correctional Facility in Seattle for third-degree theft and drug-related warrants.
The King County Medical Examiner’s office will conduct a review to determine the cause and manner of death.
As part of the standard review process for jail-related deaths, the Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention will work with Public Health – Seattle & King County to conduct an internal investigation. The Seattle Police Department will also conduct an independent investigation.