Police Investigating Inmate Death at CCDC

LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are investigating the death of an inmate at the Clark County Detention Center.

According to police, during a routine check of cells on Friday, staff found a 45-year-old female inmate unresponsive. Medical personnel responded and tried to revive her. The attempts were unsuccessful.

The final cause and manner of death will be determined by the coroner, but at this time, Metro says it appears the woman committed suicide.

She had been in custody since Dec. 10 on a parole violation.


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