BERNALILLO COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) — Officials at the Metropolitan Detention Center have confirmed an inmate died. They reported the death happened Friday morning.
Officials explained the man was not responsive while inmates were organized for out-of-cell time. Medical services were called, but the inmate was declared dead at 9:30 a.m.
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His death is being investigated.