Inmate Death Notification - Apkaw

August 26, 2015

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

1601 W. JEFFERSON
PHOENIX, ARIZONA 85007
(602) 542-3133

www.azcorrections.gov

 

 

DOUGLAS A. DUCEY
GOVERNOR

CHARLES L. RYAN
DIRECTOR

NEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release

For more information contact:
Andrew Wilder
[email protected]
Bill Lamoreaux
[email protected]

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Inmate Death Notification

PHOENIX (Wednesday August 26, 2015) – Inmate Cynthia Apkaw, 25 ADC#252426 died Wednesday at Abrazo West Campus from an apparent suicide.

Apkaw was sentenced to 11.5 years in prison out of Maricopa County for multiple aggravated assault convictions.

She was most recently housed at ASPC – Perryville.

All inmate deaths are investigated in consultation with the county medical examiner’s office.

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