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Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office investigating death of a detainee – New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana 2022-05-26 15:57:00 –

Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office investigating the death of a detainee

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating deaths in custody at the Jefferson Parish Correction Center.


Sheriff Joseph Lopinto reports that the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the deaths of individuals in custody at the Jefferson Parish Correction Center. The decedent died this morning after being hospitalized for the past two weeks. Around 7 am on May 11, 2022, JPCC’s agents noticed that a male detainee was unresponsive within a residential unit in the prison’s water intake / reservation area. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment and remained in the hospital until his death. An autopsy is performed to determine the cause and method of death. This case is under active investigation and there is no additional information available at this time.

Sheriff Joseph Lopinto reports that the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the deaths of individuals in custody at the Jefferson Parish Correction Center. The decedent died this morning after being hospitalized for the past two weeks.

Around 7 am on May 11, 2022, JPCC’s agents noticed that a male detainee was unresponsive within a residential unit in the prison’s water intake / reservation area. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment and remained in the hospital until his death. An autopsy is done to determine the cause and method of death.

This case is under active investigation and there is no additional information available at this time.

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