Name released of inmate who died at Vanderburgh Co. Jail

Published: Sep. 28, 2021 at 10:04 AM CDT
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VANDERBURGH CO., Ind. (WFIE) - The death of an inmate is under investigation at the Vanderburgh County Jail, although no foul play is suspected.

Deputies say the inmate was found unresponsive around 4:20 a.m. Tuesday.

They say a confinement officer assigned to the housing unit was doing routine cell checks.

Staff began CPR, and emergency crews were called in. After about 30 minutes, resuscitation efforts were stopped.

The coroner says he’s 64-year-old Edwin Faulkner. An autopsy is set for Wednesday.

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