An inmate who had been booked into the King County Correctional Facility passed away Monday, December 30, 2019.
On Monday, December 30, 2019, a 35-year-old female inmate passed away. She had been booked at the King County Correctional Facility in Seattle on an investigation for drugs.
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.