Work release inmate dies in custody

Man found unresponsive on Aug. 31

Staff Report
Posted 9/10/21

A Jefferson County work release inmate being housed in a community corrections program died on Aug. 31, according to Jeffco Sheriff’s Office press release. Damion Jeffcastle White, 26, was found …

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Work release inmate dies in custody

Man found unresponsive on Aug. 31

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A Jefferson County work release inmate being housed in a community corrections program died on Aug. 31, according to Jeffco Sheriff’s Office press release.

Damion Jeffcastle White, 26, was found unresponsive in the early morning hours. According to the release, responders engaged in life-saving efforts but could not revive White, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

White had been in custody since July 1 on a third-degree domestic assault charge. He was being housed in Intervention Community Correction Services, a private, nonprofit community corrections agency serving the criminal justice system. He was transferred to Intervention Community Correction Services on July 14.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office is investigating the cause and manner of White’s death.

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