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Posted on: December 15, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Sheriff's Office Investigating Inmate Death

On Sunday, December 14, 2014, at approximately 7:40 pm, Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office deputies were checking the welfare of an inmate housed in the Medical Inpatient Unit at the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility. The inmate is identified as:

Lillis, Jeffrey Scott
Age 37

Mr. Lillis was found to be unresponsive and immediate medical treatment and life-saving efforts were initiated by Sheriff’s Office Staff. Paramedics with Action Care Ambulance and South Metro Fire Rescue responded to assist, however life-saving efforts were unsuccessful and Mr. Lillis was pronounced deceased at approximately 8:09 pm.

Information received during the preliminary stages of the investigation indicates Mr. Lillis’ death may have been the result of complications from preexisting medical conditions.

Mr. Lillis’ death is being investigated by the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office and the Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office.

For additional information contact Bureau Chief Glenn Thompson at 720-874-4023.

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