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Inmate dies after jumping from King County Courthouse window

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on Nov. 30, 2010 at 5:30 pm with 3 Comments »
November 30, 2010 5:30 pm

An inmate in the work release program today jumped to his death from a window on the 11th floor of the King County Courthouse, officials said.

The 29-year-old man has not been identified. He leaped from the window at 11:15 a.m.

He was arrested Oct. 11 for an alleged community corrections violations and assigned to work release, according to the Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention.

The work release program is a partial custody program that allows inmates to go to work, school or substance abuse treatment during the day and return to a secure facility at night.

An internal investigation will be conducted and Seattle police are also looking into the inmate’s death.

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  1. buttmanroad says:

    Theres more to this story.

  2. Alaska47 says:

    Nice job.One less loser int he world.

  3. interWOLFone says:

    I wonder what this young man was in prison for? And how long was his sentence that he would choose death as an option?

    My sympathies to his family, and to the individuals at the Court House who had to deal with the aftermath.

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