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Wichita County Sheriff’s Office investigating two deaths at jail this week

The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two deaths that happened days apart at the...
The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two deaths that happened days apart at the Wichita County Jail.
Published: Sep. 16, 2021 at 7:10 PM CDT
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WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) - The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two deaths that happened days apart at the Wichita County Jail.

On Monday, Sept. 13, an inmate was found having a medical emergency. The 57-year-old man was taken to United Regional and later died.

Then on Wednesday, Sept. 15, a 73-year-old inmate also had a medical emergency. He was taken to United Regional too and later died.

The Texas Rangers have been called to investigate; the sheriff’s office will be doing an internal investigation as well.

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