Inmate Death Notification - Krauss

May 5, 2017

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

 

Inmate Death Notification

TUCSON (Friday, May 5, 2017) – Inmate James J. Krauss, 42, ADC #095781, died on May 4 from an apparent act of self-harm. Staff observed him unresponsive in his assigned housing location and began performing life-saving measures until paramedics arrived.

Krauss returned to ADC custody in 2014 when he was sentenced out of Gila County to nine years and three months in prison for dangerous drug violations.

His assigned housing location was ASPC-Tucson.

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

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