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Employee Death at Halawa Correctional Facility

May 6, 2019, 5:12 PM HST
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An employee at the Halawa Correctional Facility was found unresponsive in a staff bathroom at approximately 3:10 p.m. on Monday, May 6, 2019, state officials confirmed.

Facility medical staff responded to provide medical assistance and confirmed his death shortly thereafter, according to Toni Schwartz, Public Information Officer with the Hawaii Department of Public Safety.

EMS was called and responded to the scene.

Honolulu Police as well as Attorney General’s Office Investigators and Public Safety Internal Affairs are at the facility to investigate the death.

Authorities will provide updates when new information is available.

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