On Wednesday, December 25th, 2019 at approximately 1:50 p.m. confinement officers at the Adams County Detention Center contacted emergency services to respond to their facility in reference to an inmate found unresponsive.

First responders and paramedics arrived on the scene to find CPR being performed on the inmate by Adams County Sheriff Deputies and Confinement Officers.

All efforts at resuscitation were unsuccessful. The inmate was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

An investigation of this incident is being conducted by the Indiana State Police and the Adams County Coroner’s Office.

The name of the deceased inmate is being withheld at this time pending notification of family members.