Inmate dies at El Dorado Correction Facility
EL DORADO, Kan. (KWCH) – The Kansas Department of Corrections said an inmate at the El Dorado Correctional Facility (EDCF) died on Monday.
The KDOC identified the inmate as 35-year-old Marcos Issac Delarosa. He was found unresponsive in his housing unit and staff began life-saving measures until after emergency medical services arrived. Delarosa’s cause of death is pending the results of an independent autopsy. A preliminary assessment indicates the death was not related to COVID-19.
Per protocol, when a resident dies in the custody of the KDOC, the death is under investigation by the KDOC and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI).
Delarosa was serving a 116-month sentence on convictions out of Ford County for drug possession, intent to sell drugs, and felony weapons possession.
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