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    Release Number: 16-013

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 19, 2016
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    Inmate Death At Falkenburg Road Jail

    He had been in jail since October 21, 2015.
    • Friday
    • January 15, 2016
    • Time: 11:31 AM
    • Falkenburg Road Jail
    • 520 Falkenburg Road
    • Tampa

    Inmate:

    Jarrod S. Butterworth
    DOB: 6-7-82
    Booking # 15-040106

    Details:

    On January 15, 2016 at approximately 11:31 am, inmate Butterworth was discovered in a laundry/storage room inside of the POD.  He had hanged himself with a bed sheet.  He was discovered by an inmate and deputies immediately performed CPR and notified jail medical staff which responded and took over.  Hillsborough County Fire rescue responded and transported Butterworth to Brandon Hospital where he was pronounced.  Butterworth was in a POD with approximately 70 other inmates.

    Butterworth has been in the jail since October 21, 2015 when he was arrested by Plant City Police Department on the following charges:
    • Robbery (4 counts)
    • Grand Theft Motor Vehicle
    • Armed Kidnapping (7 counts)


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