top of page
  • Writer's pictureJoe Lyons

Richland County Jail Death

Richland County - The Richland County Sheriff’s Office has issued a statement regarding an incident that occurred at the Richland County Jail yesterday morning.


According to Jail Administrator Captain Chris Blunk, at approximately 9:00 AM, corrections staff and medical personnel responded to a medical emergency in housing unit 3C11 involving Inmate Candice Crose. Despite the immediate implementation of life-saving measures by the staff, Crose was transported to the hospital where she tragically passed away shortly after her arrival.


"Inmate Candice Crose was involved in a medical emergency in housing unit 3C11 yesterday morning. Our corrections staff and medical team responded swiftly and performed life-saving measures. However, despite their efforts, Ms. Crose succumbed to her condition after being transported to the hospital. As is our standard practice, an investigation into the circumstances surrounding this incident is currently underway," stated Captain Blunk.


The Richland County Sheriff’s Office assures the public that every effort will be made to thoroughly investigate the incident and provide updates as appropriate.


No further details regarding the nature of the medical emergency or the condition of Inmate Crose prior to the incident have been disclosed at this time. The Sheriff’s Office extends its condolences to the family and loved ones of Candice Crose during this difficult time.


Updates on the investigation will be provided as they become available.


bottom of page