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Tyler County Special Non-Compliance Report

Jail Name
Tyler County Special 
Report Date
11/22/2017 
Inspector
Wendy Wisneski 
Original Report
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TJP Commentary
A forty-one-year-old female of Ivanhoe, Texas, died while a prisoner in the Tyler County Jail in Woodville, Texas. According to a press release from the Tyler County Sheriff’s Office, she was discovered nonresponsive in her cell late Sunday night. Jail staff, deputies, and police officers with the Woodville Police Department performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) until an ambulance arrived. She was never revived, however. The Justice of the Peace pronounced her dead at the jail and ordered an autopsy. The custodial death was investigated by the Texas Rangers and the Texas Commission on Jail Standards (TCJS). Read more here. https://www.kjas.com/news/local_news/article_847a025c-c98b-11e7-9756-637a5ae4c58c.html
Violation Types
  • Death in Custody -
  • Lack of screening as required by 16.22CCP -
  • ● Lack of 60 minute face-to-face observation -

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