El Paso County Jail inmate who died in hospital identified

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EL PASO COUNTY, Colo.– On August 28, 2021, an adult male inmate who was detained at the El Paso County Jail was taken for treatment of various ailments to a hospital.
 
On Thursday, Sept. 2, around 8:42 p.m., the inmate died while being treated.

The inmate has now been identified as Wayne Baca, age 64.

The El Paso County Coroner’s Office will conduct a full autopsy to make an official determination as to the cause of death.

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