PSD News Release: HAWAII INMATE DEATH CLASSIFIED AS COVID-19 RELATED

Posted on Mar 8, 2022 in Latest Department News, Newsroom

HONOLULU – The cause of death for a Halawa Correctional Facility inmate, who died in late-June 2021, is now being classified by the Medical Examiner’s Office as a COVID-19 related death. The male inmate was between 70-80 years old. No additional information is being provided to protect individual’s medical privacy.

For more information on PSD’s planning and response to COVID-19, inmate testing data, and information detailing the efforts made to safeguard the inmates, staff and public, visit our webpage at: https://dps.hawaii.gov/blog/2020/03/17/coronavirus-covid-19-information-and-resources/.

Toni Schwartz
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