ABERDEEN, Wash. – An offender died of an apparent suicide today at the Stafford Creek Corrections Center in Aberdeen. Prison investigators do not believe foul play was involved.
The offender was found hanging in his cell at about 3:04 a.m. He was unconscious and not breathing. Prison medical staff provided CPR and called for an ambulance. A medical physician at Grays Harbor Community Hospital declared the offender dead at approximately 3:50 a.m.
The staff contacted the Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office and the Coroner’s Office. The name of the offender is being withheld until next of kin are notified.
Stafford Creek Corrections Intelligence and Investigation, along with local law enforcement, are continuing to investigate this matter.