NewsCovering Colorado


Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office investigating inmate’s death

Posted at 4:01 PM, Jan 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-10 18:31:10-05
AP Image

PUEBLO – An investigation was launched Wednesday morning after the death of a 58-year-old inmate at the Pueblo County Jail. An autopsy was scheduled for Thursday.

Detention Deputies say they were serving food trays around 6 A.M. when they discovered Mauro Hernandez unresponsive in his bed. The sheriff’s office says deputies and medical staff attempted live-saving measures, but were unable to revive Hernandez.

The sheriff’s office is working with the Pueblo County Coroner on the death investigation.

This is a developing story and will be updated as we learn more details.