Press Release: Death Notification- Gabriel Vavages

July 31, 2023

TUCSON - Inmate Gabriel Vavages, 34, (ADCRR # 258531) died on July 30, 2023 from an apparent act of self-harm by hanging.

Prison staff discovered Vavages unresponsive and conducted life-saving measures until paramedics arrived onsite. Paramedics from the Tucson Fire Department pronounced Vavages deceased.

Inmate Vavages was sentenced out of Pima County for Attempted 3rd Degree Burglary and Attempted Aggravated Assault. 

His assigned housing location was ASPC-Tucson in Tucson, Arizona.

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