Inmate’s sudden death blamed on natural causes

Staff Report
May 30, 2007 at 2:06 pm  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

An inmate in the Nelson Coleman Correctional Facility died of “apparent natural causes,” St. Charles Sheriff’s spokesman Capt. Pat Yoes told the Herald-Guide.

A 24-year-old black male passed out as he and other inmates entered the exercise yard. Medical staff at the prison as well as Emergency Medical Services responded and transported the inmate to St. Charles parish Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The name of the inmate is being withheld until the family can be notified.




View other articles written Staff Report

featured merchant

Landry's Outboard Motors & Repairs Service
Landry's Outboard Motors & Repairs Service Over 25 Years of Quality Sales, Service and Repairs on YAMAHA, MERCURY, EVINRUDE and JOHNSON Motors.

American Legion Post 509 seeks new blood, input to grow the post and use 49 acres
American Legion Post 509 seeks new blood, input to grow the post and use 49 acres
- 632 views
The old, impressive stones of the American Legion Post 509 hall reflect its long standing in Ama, but its members worry without new blood and input its future, as well as 49 acres of land it owns, is uncertain.

Become A Herald-Guide Insider

Get breaking news, sports and lifestyles straight to your inbox