Inmate found dead in Vanderburgh County Jail

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Evansville, Ind (September 21, 2014) — Just after 12 p.m. on Sunday, an inmate at the Vanderburgh County Jail was found unresponsive.

An officer assigned to the unit where the inmate was housed immediately called for help.

Medical staff tried to revive the inmate, who was later identified as Charles Rickard of Owensville Ind., but were unsuccessful.

The sheriff’s office is investigating, although no foul play is suspected.