TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is reporting an inmate death that occurred this morning at the Pima County Adult Detention Complex.
Just before 4 a.m., correctional officers discovered an unresponsive inmate in a cell.
Lifesaving measures were conducted by officers, medical staff and Tucson Fire Department personnel. Officials say the attempts were unsuccessful and the inmate, 27-year-old Hector Medrano, was pronounced deceased.
PCSD says Medrano had been booked on warrants from the Sheriff’s Department and the City of South Tucson.
This is an ongoing investigation in it’s early stages. Further information will be released as it is available.