Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 10-312

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 21, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Deputy Larry McKinnon : lmckinno@hcso.tampa.fl
    • 813-247-8094

    Inmate Death Investigation

    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detectives and jail officials are investigating the death of a 37-year-old female inmate at the Falkenburg Road Jail.
    • Wednesday
    • October 20, 2010
    • Time: 6:32 PM
    • Falkenburg Road Jail
    • 520 N. Falkenburg Road
    • Tampa, FL

    Victim: (Deceased)

    Harrison,-Kimberly.jpg

    Harrison, Kimberly
    DOB 02/20/73
    Falkenburg Road Jail
    Housing Unit 5 

    Details:

    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detectives and jail officials are investigating the death of a 37-year-old female inmate at the Falkenburg Road Jail.

    On October 20, 2010 at 5:30 p.m., inmate Kimberly Harrison became unresponsive in her bed in housing unit 5 where she was housed in general population. Deputies immediately tended to Harrison along with jail medical personnel who performed CPR. Hillsborough County Fire Rescue was summoned and Harrison was transported to Brandon Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 6:32 p.m.

    Although the death appears to be the result of natural causes, Sheriff’s detectives and the medical examiner will conduct investigations to determine the exact cause of death.

    Harrison was originally booked into the Hillsborough County jails on October 14, 2010 on charges of two counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance, Trafficking in Illegal Drugs (4 to 14 grams – Oxycodone), Trafficking in Illegal Drugs (Conspiracy/Oxycodone).

    Next of kin has been notified.
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