Ariz. inmate dead after attacking CO
The CO allegedly punched the inmate in self-defense, causing the inmate to hit his head and later die from his injury
By CorrectionsOne Staff
TUCSON, Ariz. — An Arizona inmate is dead after an incident at the Pima County Jail.
According to local news station KGUN 9, 53-year-old inmate David Maxwell died after an altercation with CO Jason Hubert on Thursday.
KGUN 9 says the inmate attacked Hubert, who punched him in self-defense. The inmate then fell and hit his head.
Authorities say they tried to save the inmate’s life, but he was pronounced dead a short time later that day.
The officer has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation.