Inmate Dies In Oswego County Jail

posted by Dave Smith - 

Oswego, N.Y. - An inmate at the Oswego County Corrections Facility has died. 

The housing unit officer noticed a change in the breathing pattern of the sleeping inmate, notified a Supervisor and CPR was performed until an Ambulance arrived. Despite the life saving efforts,  the inmate was pronounced dead.

The identity of the inmate is being withheld pending notification to the family.

At the direction of the Oswego County Coroner's Office, the inmate's body was transported to the Onondaga County Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy.

 Both New York State Commission of Corrections and the Oswego County coroner's offices will conduct independent investigations into the death.

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