On November 11, 2011 at approximately 8:00am, Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the Snohomish County Jail (3000 block of Oakes Avenue, Everett) on a reported death investigation. A preliminary investigation revealed that a 27 year-old female, Everett resident, had failed to wake up when corrections staff visited her cell to pass out daily medications. Corrections officers checked her status and discovered her deceased. Medical aid was requested and confirmed the female was deceased.
The female victim was booked into the Snohomish County Jail on October 29, 2011 on charges of Prostitution and Violation of Uniformed Controlled Substance Act (VUCSA). Preliminary investigation indicates routine cell checks overnight by corrections officers revealed nothing unusual or suspicious involving the victim. The Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit will be handling the investigation, which is standard operating procedure.
The cause of death and identity of the victim will be made by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office.