Inmate dies following run-in with corrections officers in Pima County

Inmate dies following run-in with corrections officers in Pima County
Francisco Ruiz died after a use-of-force encounter with corrections officers at the Pima County's minimum security facility. (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - An inmate has died after a run-in with corrections officers at Pima County’s minimum security facility.

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department said Francisco Ruiz died following the incident, which happened around 9:25 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14.

Ruiz’s death is being investigated by the department’s Criminal Investigations Division.

The PCSD did not give any other information, like the reason Ruiz was being held in the jail.

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