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HPD inmate found dead in cell; no foul play suspected

Posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 | Views: 13214

HPD inmate found dead in cell; no foul play suspected

Press Release from Hammond Police:

November 13, 2019, City of Hammond, LA – On November 13, 2019 at approximately 7:00 am, Correctional Officers with the Hammond City Jail during breakfast service were alerted to a possible death of an inmate in his cell. HPD Correctional Officers observed an unresponsive inmate and immediately began administering CPR and notifying HPD Dispatch. Dispatch contacted Acadian Ambulance, and upon their arrival, Acadian determined that the inmate was deceased.

HPD Detectives and the Tangipahoa Parish Coroner’s Office arrived on scene to conduct the investigation. The deceased was identified as William David Jenkins, 53, of Hammond. Jenkins was in a cell by himself, and no foul play is suspected. This incident is still under investigation by HPD Detectives and the Tangipahoa Parish Corner’s Office and appears to be a probable suicide.
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