Woman's Denver Jail Suicide One of at Least 13 Recent Deaths Behind Bars
Denver Sheriff Department
A day after being picked up on a warrant out of El Paso County, Howard was found dead in Denver County jail.
The cause of death: suicide.
Victor Green, who died in custody last month.
Grand Junction Police Department
As we reported, Green, a Grand Junction resident, was arrested on attempted murder charges for an incident involving his father.
Then, on January 23, he attempted to kill himself.
Green was in such dire condition that prosecutors took the unusual step of dropping the charges against him.
He finally died on his injuries last month.
According to the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, Blodgett, a Gunnison resident, killed himself while being held in a Montrose facility.
He "was found unresponsive and not breathing in his cell during a cell check January 20," the paper reports.
Catherine Ann Rowell
Rowell, 55, had been arrested in Rangely for allegedly violating a protection order.
She committed suicide while in custody at the Rio Blanco County Detention Center.
Bryce L. Goodin
Goodin was killed at the Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility in Ordway.
He was labeled a sexually violent predator. At last report, no arrests had been made in the case.
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