Jeffco sheriff: Inmate’s death was ‘potentially preventable’

March 13, 2015

The Jefferson County sheriff says the death of an inmate was "potentially preventable."

Jennifer Lobato was arrested for shoplifting March 1 and reported feeling ill the following day. She was scheduled to be seen during routine medical rounds that evening, but she stopped breathing before she could be seen by a medical professional.

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