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CPD investigates death of Adair County Jail inmate
Columbia Police Investigate death of inmate at Adair County Jail who passed away at TJ Health of Columbia, after medical problem development after incarceration. Video of footage prior to arrest appears to indicate suspect had ingested something, possibly narcotics. He was transported to TJ Columbia for medical clearance prior to booking. After incarceration, cellmates called attention to problems, and inmate was taken back to TJ/C where he was later pronounced deceased, by Adair County Coroner Todd Adkin. A full report and toxicology are still pending and will be released to the Office of Adair County Coroner Todd Akin and Law Enforcement when completed by State Medical Examiner's office.
By Ofc. Josh Brockman Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department, Chief, Jason Cross
On Sunday, April 15, 2018, Columbia Police Department was requested to initiate an investigation into the death of an inmate.
Preliminary investigation shows that the inmate Glenn Morrison, 33, was brought into facility and booked in at 01:36 amCT, April 16, 2018, on charges of Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest, Trespassing, Public Intoxication, and Tampering with physical evidence. Morrison was transported to TJ Health Columbia for medical clearance prior to his booking as officers suspected him of swallowing narcotics.
Preliminary investigations show that jail deputies had contact with Morison at least 4 separate occasions between 6amCT and 1:15pmCT. During all interactions he showed no signs of distress or asked for any medical attention.
At aproximately 1:29pmCT Morrison's cellmates called to the attention of jail staff that he needed help. Jail deputy's saw that he was shivering and lethargic and took him to nurses station. At approximately 2pmCT it was determined that Morrison needed to be transported to TJ Health for additional treatment and at 2:01pmCT dispatch was called. Adair County EMS arrived and Morrison walked himself over to the stretcher where he was then transported.
At 3:41pmCT, Morrison was pronounced deceased at TJ Health Columbia and Adair County Deputy Coroner Mike Keltner was notified. A review of security footage from a local business does show that it appears he removed something from his pocket and ingested it prior to officers reaching him before his arrest.
Sgt. Gary Roy attended an autopsy in Louisville Monday morning and preliminary reports indicated as follows:
- 1) Foreign Material in distal esophagusA full report and toxicology are still pending and will be released to the Office of Adair County Coroner Todd Akin and Law Enforcement when completed by state medical examiners office.
ADDENDUM: I would l ike to clarify that the four CPD interactions t with Morrison was when he was removed from cell to complete a specific task . This does not include the cell checks that are conducted every 30 minutes, at all of which he was observed to be okay. - Josh Brockman
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