Corrections death – 2nd in 30 days
August 4, 2006
August 3, 2006
News Release # 06-0803-workrelease
The Escambia County Sheriffs Office is handling the death investigation of a 47-year-old white male at the countys work release facility. He was transferred to the Escambia County Community Corrections Department, Work Release Program under administrative order for violating his probation (driving while license suspended) on July 25, 2006. He was scheduled to complete his sentence on April 8, 2007.
The Escambia County Community Corrections Department is cooperating fully with the Escambia County Sheriffs Office.
Choice quote: Cushman had suffered medical difficulties Wednesday while working at University Auto Recyclers, Escambia Sheriff’s Office spokesman Mike Ward said.
This is the fifth death of a prisoner in less than a year.
Escambia Co. Jail: 3 – Boggan (Aug 2005), Bell (Nov 2005), Preyer (June 2006)
Escambia County Corrections: 2 Kimbrough (July 4, 2006), Cushman (August 3, 2006).
Is there some type of competition going on?