Deaths in Custody 2004 - 2016 — King County Office of Civil Rights and Open Government

Bernard Rodriguez filed this request with the King County Office of Civil Rights and Open Government of King County, WA.


From: Bernard Rodriguez

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to RCW Ch. 42.56 (Public Records Act), I hereby request the following records:

A complete list of Deaths in Custody at King County Corrections facilities for following years: January 1, 2004 through the date of this request.

Please provide responsive documents in their native format with metadata. For example, if a spreadsheet (.csv, xls, etc) or email (.eml) file is available, please do not print and scan documents.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Bernard Rodriguez

From: Moua, Crystal

Dear Mr. Rodriguez:

I am in receipt of your email regarding a complete list of deaths in custody at the King County Correctional Facilities. Your request is for the record in its native format with metadata from January 1, 2004 through May 2, 2016. Your request has been forwarded to me for response. If my interpretation of your request is incorrect, please contact me with clarification.

Attached is a complete list of deaths in our custody since January 2004 through May 2, 2016. As this record exists electronically, it will be provided to you at no cost. We now consider this matter closed. If you have any trouble accessing the file, please feel free to contact me.

Best Regards,
Crystal Moua
King County Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention
500 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

P: 206-477-2368

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