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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Inmate Dies While Incarcerated at Coconino County Detention Facility

Media Release from September 15, 2019 at 3:35 pm

Flagstaff, AZ - On Sunday, September 15, 2019 at approximately 7:16 am, Coconino County Medical Staff were conducting a medical assessment on 63-year old Floyd Jackson when Mr. Jackson became unresponsive in his cell.  Detention Medical Staff and Officers began lifesaving measures, including CPR, until paramedics arrived on scene and took over lifesaving efforts.  Mr. Jackson was pronounced deceased at approximately 7:46 am. 

The cause of death is currently under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division and pending autopsy and review by the Coconino County Medical Examiner.  Mr. Jackson was transported from the Maricopa County Jail to the Coconino County Detention Facility on September 12, 2019 and was housed in a cell by himself.  Mr. Jackson was in-custody on a $200 bond for an outstanding Failure to Comply Warrant for Driving on a Suspended License out of the Flagstaff Justice Court.

Mr. Jackson's next of kin has been notified. Further information will be made available as the investigation allows.

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