Search
Close this search box.

Saturday, June 15, 2024

Search

Inmate Dies After Being Found Unresponsive in CMCo Jail Cell

The Cape May County Correctional Facility

By Eric Conklin

CREST HAVEN – An inmate at the Cape May County Correctional Facility was found unresponsive in his cell and was later pronounced dead June 13, Cape May County Sheriff Robert Nolan confirmed to the Herald. 
Both the state Office of the Attorney General (OAG) and the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office investigated the incident, Nolan said.
According to Peter Aseltine, public information officer, OAG, the inmate, Andrew Harris, 38, of Middle Township, was found unresponsive in his cell around 10:38 a.m. Staff immediately attempted to render medical aid, and Harris was transported to Cape Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 11:25 a.m., Aseltine said.
Harris received medication for a medical condition at around 9:30 a.m., according to Nolan.
The investigation is ongoing, as of June 28, and no further information is being released at this time, Aseltine added.

Spout Off

Lower Township – As a retired long time bus driver for NJT,and an even longer resident of LT : Thank you to all the school bus drivers for an accident free year. It is a monumental achievement in this day and age!

Read More

Del Haven – I couldn't help but note that a Republican Rep likened Trump's speech to that of a drunk uncle at a dinner party, when he ranted about Milwaukee as being a terrible "city", Pelosi…

Read More

Wildwood – I think it's only fitting wbp honors past chief cirelli with some sort of badges on their uniforms . Chief Lou lived for the summers and only wished the best for our city

Read More

Most Read

Print Edition

Recommended Articles

Skip to content