Inmate Death 11182015

Inmate Wesley DeWitt was found unresponsive earlier this morning, 11-18-2015 at 4:56 a.m. Deputies and medical staff conducted CPR, used the AED and called for an ambulance. Despite resuscitation efforts DeWitt was pronounced deceased at the Jail. Wood County Coroner Dr. Hess had DeWitt transported to the Lucas County Coroner’s office for an autopsy.

Preliminary investigation does not show any suspicious criminal causes to his death related to his custody and care in the jail. DeWitt was brought in by the Ohio State Highway patrol on felony drug abuse charge on 11-16-2015.